Water temperatures on area lakes continue to climb
Surface water temperatures continue to rise, with most lakes in the Bemidji area now in the low to mid 50s. The daily high temperatures have stayed on the cool side but the nightly lows haven't been as cold recently, which is helping the lakes retain more of their warmth overnight.
The walleye opener is about a week away so it is crunch time for getting boats and fishing gear ready to open the season.
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