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Paul Nelson: Fish are moving to winter locations in Bemidji area lakes

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Most of the leaves have turned to their fall colors and the wind has been blowing them off the trees until they cover the ground.

The same strong winds have been mixing the water column in the lakes. The surface water temperatures have cooled into the upper 50s in most lakes, with the wind mixing the cooling surface water into the warmer water below.


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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.