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Mike Parta, (left) Hoot's Sports, visiting with a customer by rows of Lund boats, at the Hoot's boat show March 20.

Sunnier days expected for Perham area boat business

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Reflecting back on the cool summer of 2009 and the economic meltdown of the same year-everybody is looking ahead to a pleasant summer.


Not least of all, those in the recreational and fishing boat business-like Mike Parta and the crew at Hoot's Sports, Perham.

"Summer finally came in September last year," commented Mike Parta, amid a showroom full of boats and pontoons, at the Hoots early spring boat show March 20.

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