Paul Nelson column for Feb. 5: Fish more active as days grow longer
The days are getting longer by almost three minutes per day and the average daily temperatures are slowly beginning to increase across the north country.
The Bemidji area will gain about 80 minutes of daylight during February and the average daily high and low temperatures will each gain about 10 degrees during the month.
When temperatures are below freezing, the lakes continue to make ice and the fish stay in their normal winter feeding patterns.
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