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Full moon offers perfect opportunity to fish on Bemidji area lakes


The January full moon is Sunday night and the weather is supposed to be a little warmer this weekend so species like walleyes, crappies and eelpout should be very active at night for the next several days.

This would be a good weekend to stay in a fish house overnight on a good walleye lake. Many anglers own their own wheeled fish houses and use them like motel rooms on wheels. There are also many resorts with rental houses and some guide services that also rent sleeper houses.

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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.