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October 29, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: From angler to deer hunter
There is one week remaining until the 2015 Minnesota rifle deer season opens on Nov. 7. Deer camps are ready and waiting all around the Bemidji...
October 29, 2015 - 7:44pm
October 22, 2015
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: As water temps drop, fish start to stay put
Lakes in the Bemidji area continue their fall cooldown, with most lakes close to 50 degrees. Once the water temperatures in the lakes reach between 39 and 40 degrees, they will be ready to start freezing for the winter. Water is most dense at 39.16 degrees Fahrenheit, so water...
October 22, 2015 - 6:47pm
October 9, 2015
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Location is key for fall fishing success
It would be hard to complain about the length of summer this year in the Bemidji area. Many areas just got their first killing frost of the fall in the second week of October. Surface water temperatures in the lakes continue to drop slowly, with most lakes in the mid 50s. This...
October 9, 2015 - 10:00am
October 1, 2015
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Walleye bite should be picking up
Lakes in the Bemidji area continue to cool down, with most lakes now having surface water temperatures around 60 degrees. Much of the Bemidji area received their first frost of the season earlier this week, which is really late in the fall for this far north. The walleye bite...
October 1, 2015 - 6:03pm
September 17, 2015
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Lakes continue to cool slowly
Another warm week in the Bemidji area has kept the surface water temperatures in the lakes hovering around the 70 degree mark, which is not typical for the third week in September. There is still no frost in the extended forecast for the Bemidji area, so the lakes will continue...
September 17, 2015 - 5:44pm
September 3, 2015
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Angling stays hot, like the weather
BEMIDJI -- It is unusual to have one of the hottest weeks of the summer this late in the season. The hot weather is leading right into Labor Day weekend, which should make this a busy ending to the summer tourist season in the Bemidji area. Surface water temperatures in the lakes...
September 3, 2015 - 2:46pm
August 27, 2015
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Roller coaster weather continues
We are losing almost three minutes of daylight every day, as the days grow shorter with fall approaching. The later the sun gets up, the more noticeable it becomes, especially for those who are accustomed to getting up early. The roller coaster weather continues, with cold temperatures...
August 27, 2015 - 4:04pm
August 18, 2015
Fundraiser set for Native American fishing initiative
BEMIDJI -- Tribal Fishing Adventures Inc. will hold a fundraiser from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at the American Indian Resource Center on the BSU campus. Tribal Fishing Adventures Inc. is based in Moorhead and Naytahwaush and is run by brothers Bryant and Dustin Swenson. The...
August 18, 2015 - 3:29pm
August 6, 2015
Cal Matfield, 7, fishes off a dock on Lake Bemidji with his grandmother Linda Wagner. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
August 6, 2015 - 4:42pm
July 31, 2015
A bad day fishing is still a good day on the lake: Lake Bemidji State Park hosts a fishing program for kids
BEMIDJI -- Ella Holm puckered her lips, winced and leaned in toward the squirming creature. An inch away, she stopped. “Can I just blow...
July 31, 2015 - 7:52pm
July 9, 2015
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water clarity, temperature big factors in success
BEMIDJI -- The month with the warmest average temperatures in the Bemidji area is July, followed by August as the second warmest month of the year. The first high temperatures in the 80’s this summer have helped push the surface water temperatures in the lakes into the mid 70s. The...
July 9, 2015 - 6:23pm
July 2, 2015
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moon phase means the walleyes are biting at night
Bemidji is one of the premier fishing destinations for anglers from all over the country.
July 2, 2015 - 2:18pm
June 27, 2015
Gone fishin': Fishing Has No Boundaries event celebrates 27th year
BEMIDJI—A day of fishing on the lake is more valuable to some people than to others. For many of the 83 disabled anglers who fished...
June 27, 2015 - 3:51pm
June 25, 2015
Final two men cleared in 'Operation Squarehook' fish poaching case
MINNEAPOLIS—Federal indictments against the last two of 10 men accused of fish poaching on area tribal waters in 2010 have been dismissed in U.S. District Court. All 10 area men arrested in the case have had the charges dismissed. In 2010, the Minnesota Department of Natural...
June 25, 2015 - 5:42pm
June 13, 2015
Experience counts: Winning team nets 19.88 pounds at Kraus-Anderson Walleye Classic
BEMIDJI -- Experience on Lake Bemidji proved valuable Saturday with a tricky wind stumping a lot of nonlocal anglers at the Kraus-Anderson Walleye...
June 13, 2015 - 7:48pm