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Bemidji area anglers make switch to perch, panfish

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The end of the walleye season does not mean ice fishing is over for the year. It just means anglers will need to switch gears and fish for panfish or one of the other species that have continuous open seasons in Minnesota.


March is actually one of the best months for ice fishing. The ice conditions are the freatest obstacle facing anglers as they try to extend the ice fishing season.

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Paul Nelson
Paul Nelson writes a weekly fishing column for the Bemidji Pioneer. He runs the Bemidji Area Lakes Guide Service.