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Paul Nelson: Strong, steady winds help break ice on Bemidji area lakes

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Wind, rain and snow have been doing their best to remove the ice on the lakes in the Bemidji area without the aid of sunshine and warmer temperatures.


The ice on many of the local lakes should be gone by this weekend but the deep lakes, such as Bemidji and Cass Lake, are among the last lakes to be ice-free.

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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.