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Entertainment & Dinner Discount Packages!

By Explore Alexandria | February 20, 2017

Eat, Discover & be Entertained in the Alexandria Lakes Area at one low package price! On top of all the great things to do in the lakes area, the beginning of March will feature some great theatre entertainment not to miss. You get everything for the low price of $35 per ticket!  All the details… Continue Reading

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Late February Ice Update and Fishing Tips

By Joe Scegura | February 17, 2017

I’d like to start off with the question that’s on everyone’s mind… how is the ice??  Well as of today we have still been making ice.  There has been zero melting across the Alexandria area.  The ice is as safe as it ever has been with 24”-30”.  After the forecasted rain this coming Monday-Tuesday I… Continue Reading

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Catch Cupid’s Arrow in Alexandria for Valentine’s Weekend

By Explore Alexandria | February 8, 2017

Love is in the air! It’s that time of year again to remind the ones we love how much they mean to us. For Valentine’s Day we shower our loved ones with flowers, chocolates and surprises. While the flowers and candy are safe bets, many of us may struggle with the surprise part. Luckily Cupid’s… Continue Reading

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Tracking Down Walleye in Early February

By Joe Scegura | February 4, 2017

The ice around the Alexandria area continues to get thicker by the day and over all the ice is in excellent shape.  There is around 18”-24” of quality ice across the Alexandria lakes area.  There is little to no snow on the ice, so getting around is not a problem. The walleye fishing is getting… Continue Reading

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Alexandria Area’s Winter Activities in the Great Outdoors

By James Feist | January 27, 2017

Most of us know how AMAZING summer and autumn is in Alexandria, Minnesota. Outdoor adventures are plentiful with over 300 lakes, numerous public parks and miles and miles of different types of trails. Just as the seasons turn and change, so does the many changing faces of all that outdoor fun! You’ll be amazed at… Continue Reading

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Share your Big Fish Pictures!

By Joe Scegura | January 23, 2017

The fishing this past weekend was great once again.  There was plenty of action with some very nice fish being caught.  The same baits and general areas I noted in previous reports are still producing.  I plan to bring my own kids out to try our luck. As good as the fishing has been, we have… Continue Reading

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Ice Fishing Tips and Updates for Early January

By Joe Scegura | January 13, 2017

The ice is getting better by the day.  I’ve found anywhere from 13″-20″ of solid ice.  Most lakes have significant vehicle traffic with some plowed roads.  If you have 4 wheel drive you should be able to get around off road fairly well. Walleye are biting well in 15′-30′ feet of water near points or… Continue Reading

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Excellent Fishing and Ice Thickness Update

By Joe Scegura | December 29, 2016

The ice conditions continue to improve.  The warm temps last week didn’t hurt a thing.  In fact they may have helped by melting most of the insulating snow.  Here are samplings of ice thicknesses across the area.  *Note these ice thicknesses were taken 200-300yrds out from the public accesses so thicknesses will vary in other… Continue Reading

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Walleye and Crappie Action Heats Up as Good Ice Forms

By Joe Scegura | December 20, 2016

Currently there is about 6”-7” of ice on most bodies of water. (excluding the “deep” lakes like Ida, Miltona, Latoka and Carlos.)  There is 2-6” of snow on the ice with some drifting.  The snow is definitely slowing down the making of the ice, but most places there is still plenty of ice to get… Continue Reading