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A successful angler nets a walleye that was caught in the river channel while fishing from the dock at the Mississippi River inlet that flows into Lake Bemidji from Lake Irving. The dock is a popular, and productive, walleye catching spot early in the season. Lake Bemidji also will yield northern pike, muskies and perch. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

Fishing opener: Surveys show that lake Bemidji is a natural walleye factory

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BEMIDJI — Simply put, Lake Bemidji is a natural walleye factory that shows every sign of meeting production despite increasing demand.


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Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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