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Paul Nelson: Ice fishing season will extend well into April

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There will be ice fishing well into April again this year in the Bemidji area as the spring meltdown has just started…again.

Anglers planning to go ice fishing will need an auger extension on most lakes. There is more than 30 inches of ice on popular lakes like Bemidji, Leech, Cass, Pike Bay, Winnibigoshish and Lake of the Woods.

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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.