Anglers should always avoid dangerous pressure ridges
Most of the Bemidji area got at least a few inches of new snow this week. Strong winds caused some drifting on the lakes but anglers still have good access to most of the lakes.
Anglers got another reminder about the dangers of driving on the lakes and getting too close to ice heaves this week. Another name for ice heaves is pressure ridges, which more accurately describes what happens when the ice cracks on the lakes.
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