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OUTDOORS: Heavy snowfall complicates access to Bemidji area lakes

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The Bemidji area has been buried in snow over the last couple of weeks by two major snowstorms and several additional dustings. Most lakes now have about two feet of snow resting on about two feet of ice.


The ice conditions were excellent on the lakes before the snowy weather pattern developed towards the end of January. February has been one cold front after another.

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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.