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Summer is finally here — at least as far as the fishing patterns in the lakes are concerned.

Surface water temperatures in the Bemidji area are now warmer than 70 degrees for the third time this season.


The first two times the lakes exceeded 70 degrees were short-lived but this time looks like it should last a little longer.

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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.