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Paul Nelson: Spring meltdown in full swing on Bemidji area lakes

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The spring meltdown became serious this past week as the temperatures stayed above freezing for several consecutive days and nights.

The lakes still have plenty of ice away from shore but the upper layer of ice is soft in many areas. The slush that froze over the winter will quickly turn to mush when it melts, so be careful out there.

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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.