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Walleye Bite Heating Up in the Alexandria Lakes Area

By Joe Scegura | May 25, 2017

Walleye fishing in Alexandria has remained pretty good over the past week.  The weather has been all over the board recently and the water temps have actually dropped since the MN Opener.  Some days are better than others, but the anglers that have been braving the weather are finding some very nice walleye.  Most of… Continue Reading

Share Your Pics and WIN on Little Ole’s BIG summer tour!

By Brenan Chase | May 25, 2017

It’s Little Ole’s BIG summer tour! It took over 50 years, but Big Ole’s brother finally came back to the Alexandria Lakes Area to be reunited. Ok, maybe Little Ole isn’t actually the brother of our 28 foot Viking standing guard at Big Ole Park, but we all can have lots of fun with it!… Continue Reading

Legacy of the Lakes Museum :: New Season, New Exhibits

By Explore Alexandria | May 23, 2017

The Legacy of the Lakes Museum in Alexandria is open for the season on May 23 with a mix of new exhibits, old favorites and an updated look. Over the winter, the Museum installed new lighting to better showcase its antique wooden and fiberglass boats, exhibits featuring classic Minnesota resorts, the popular fishing gallery and… Continue Reading

Fantastic Fishing Ahead in the Alexandria Lakes Area

By Joe Scegura | May 19, 2017

Once again, we had a great opener in Alexandria!  We had some tremendous weather and fishing this past weekend.  The water temps are nearing 60 deg, so there are quite a few lakes kicking out some very nice fish.  There were plenty of eater sized walleye 15″-18″ caught as well as a decent number of… Continue Reading

Spring Panfish Bite Heating Up!

By Joe Scegura | April 19, 2017

The spring panfish bite is shaping up nicely.  Water temps in the shallow bays are in the mid 50’s, so there are more fish moving into these bays every day.  I generally notice sunfish moving in first and the crappie to follow.  Most areas I’ve been fishing now have crappie, so now is the time… Continue Reading

Package Deal :: An Alexandria Experience “To Die For”

By Explore Alexandria | April 10, 2017

Get a fun and entertaining experience in the Alexandria Lakes Area at one low package price! On top of all the great things to do in the lakes area, take advantage of this excellent deal to explore great theatre, entertainment and food. You get everything for the low price of $49 per ticket!  All the… Continue Reading

20 Must-Do Summer Activities in the Alexandria Lakes Area

By James Feist | April 6, 2017

Without a doubt, summers in the Alexandria Lakes Area are absolutely fantastic! Having over 350 lakes and a plethora of outdoor recreational opportunities makes the area a prime destination for summer vacations. There are so many experiences and activities you simply can’t miss while you explore Alexandria in the summer, so we put together this list… Continue Reading

The Ice Season Ends, Anglers Now Casting from Shore

By Joe Scegura | March 29, 2017

The ice is definitely melting off most lakes now.  When I wrote my report last week it was snowing and you could get out on many of the lakes in Alexandria.  Now today as I type, there are only a handful of lakes that are remotely safe to fish.  I still think hardcore anglers will… Continue Reading

Using Caution, Some Fish-able Ice Can be Found

By Joe Scegura | March 24, 2017

Spring has begun and some days it even feels like it.  As much as everyone wants the lakes to completely melt it looks like we may have areas with ice for some time yet.  Even with highs in the low 40’s, we haven’t been melting much ice with lows below freezing at night.  The forecast… Continue Reading