“Better safe than sorry,” veteran Devils Lake, North Dakota ice guide Zippy Dahl said after closing out his 26th year on the ice.  His 10 guides operate under the apt title of Perch Patrol.  “This was an extremely busy winter, with clients filling most every day from Christmas through the first week of March,” he said. Business was solid due to the continued Canadian border closure and shaky ice conditions in much of the traditional ice fishing belt.  “Our ice shaped up early and…

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