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Ducks fly off from a resting spot on Lake Ella in eastern Kandiyohi County Wednesday. Ella is a small, prairie lake that is home to fish as well as a stopping spot for waterfowl. Tribune photos by T.J. Bartelt

Health of shallow lakes slowly improving, but more work needed

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Deeper, glacial lakes like Green Lake in Spicer get most of the attention from anglers during the fishing season, but at least early, the shallower prairie lakes draw anglers itching to catch fish.


Shallower lakes warm up faster than larger lakes, meaning increased fish activity.

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