Bluegills are not just another panfish
Ice on the lakes was just beginning to melt and the surface of the ice was just starting to get soft when much of the Bemidji area received at least 20 inches of snow, with more snow possible today.
The snow has been heavy and wet and has flooded the ice on most lakes. With boot-high water on top of the ice in many areas, anglers are having difficulty getting on the ice.
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