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Rain has been a common theme for the last couple of weeks in the Bemidji area and water levels in the lakes are high in much of Minnesota after the heavy rains.


Smaller lakes are often more vulnerable to water level fluctuations because the outlets on the lakes can’t get rid of the water fast enough during an extended heavy rain.

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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.