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Cold temperatures, strong winds hamper Bemidji area anglers

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 Cold temperatures and strong winds this past week kept most anglers off the lakes and made fishing tough for those willing to brave the elements.


Wind gusts in excess of 30 miles per hour are strong enough to cause the upper portion of the water column to mix down past 30 feet, which is deep enough to completely turn over many of the large shallow lakes.

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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.