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Paul Nelson: Annual fall cool-down of Bemidji area lakes is under way

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Cooler weather has arrived in the Bemidji area and the fall cool-down is in progress. Surface water temperatures have been dropping all week and most lakes now are in the upper 60s.


Walleye fishing continues to improve in most lakes but there are several patterns working right now so anglers may have to do some searching to figure out which pattern is the most productive.

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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.