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Early snow could complicate ice fishing

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There were still a few boats on some of the deep lakes like Bemidji, Cass and Walker Bay earlier this week, just ahead of the first snowstorm.


Muskie anglers should win an award for being the hardiest anglers on the water, with a few individuals literally fishing until the last minutes of the open-water season.

Many shallow lakes in the Bemidji area froze over just in time to get covered with eight to 10 inches of snow, with more snow on the way over Thanksgiving weekend.

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