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Summer fish kill continues on Bemidji area lakes

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The hot weather continues in the Bemidji area with surface water temperatures holding in the upper 70s on most area lakes.

The summer kill on cold water species is expanding, the result of heavy algae blooms and low oxygen levels in deep water.


The main species of fish involved in the fish die-off so far has been tulibees, with suckers the second most common casualty.

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