Weather Forecast


Cold, snow, slush hamper anglers on Bemidji area lakes


It's half way through March and the Bemidji area is still locked into a cold and snowy weather pattern that shows no signs of letting up.

Virtually all of the lakes are covered with deep snow and mired in slush. Anglers usually have to stand in several inches of water while they are fishing, which makes waterproof boots a must if anglers want to have any chance of keeping their feet dry.

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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.