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Tony Standera (left) and Bruce Little of the Bemidji Area DNR Fisheries office place fish from the trap net into the boat Tuesday morning on Midge Lake. The fish were later weighed, measured, counted and released and the data will be used to compile a population assessment of the fish species in Midge. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

DNR officials asssess fish populations in Midge Lake

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The lakes in the Bemidji area are on a rotating basis in terms of population assessment studies by DNR officials.

The more popular fishing lakes are monitored about every five years while other lakes are checked on 10-year cycles.


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Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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