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Walleyes will be both in the weeds and outside the weedline during this time of year. Dawn Pappas caught this 30" walleye just outside of the weedline in 22-feet of water on a leech. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)

The walleye challenge: Fish either love or loathe the weeds

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Anglers in the Park Rapids area have noticed a slight change on the surface of our lakes in the past week; the prevalence of weeds has dramatically increased.


Now, when people typically think about surface weeds, they envision lilypads, pencil reeds and rice.

Yet the weeds poking out of the water right now are vegetation that usually grows on the bottom of the lake.

Is the lake turning over? Is the fall season knocking on the door?

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