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Chase after Numerous Fish Species in the Lakes Area

By Joe Scegura | August 4, 2017

The walleye fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area has been a little more hit-and-miss lately. We are still seeing some amazing catches coming in but there are more days here and there where the bite is a little slower for walleye. I expect this hot and cold bite to continue into October. We are still… Continue Reading

Explore the Alexandria Lakes Area at the Big Ole Bicycle Festival!

By Explore Alexandria | August 3, 2017

Join the Big Ole Bike Club for a new event in the lakes area! The Big Ole Bicycle Festival will provide outdoor fun, friendly competition for those who wish, bike safety and more while cycling experts of the Alexandria Area get you out to explore great routes on your bike! Some of the locations will… Continue Reading

Strong Walleye Bite in the Alexandria Lakes Area

By Joe Scegura | July 24, 2017

The walleye fishing in Alexandria still remains very strong.  In fact the past week has been as good as it gets.  We were able to catch quality limits for every angler that entered the boat!  As well as some big fish to let go!  It’s important to note that catching walleye at this rate in… Continue Reading

Take a 360 Virtual Tour of the Alexandria Lakes Area!

By James Feist | July 13, 2017

The Alexandria Lakes Area possesses hundreds and hundreds of fantastic Things to Do among all the natural beauty…whether it’s a fun family outing, romantic getaway or outdoor adventure. Enjoy the following 360-degree perspectives from adventures and attractions around the lakes area, but you really have to visit it person to give it justice! For the… Continue Reading

Tracking Down Walleyes on the Move

By Joe Scegura | June 23, 2017

The walleye fishing remains quite good around the Alexandria area.  Since my last report the fish have been on the move.  They went from holding in 12’-17’ of water in the weeds, to roaming the outside weed edge in 18’-24’.  Anytime you have moving fish you have to be willing to move with them.  I… Continue Reading

“This is the Best Walleye Fishing We’ve Ever Had!”

By Joe Scegura | June 9, 2017

The fishing the past week has been nothing short of amazing!  As my clients said, “this was the best walleye fishing we have ever had” and “I had no idea walleye fishing could be this good so close to the Twin Cities”.  Then there is my personal favorite, “this is better than Canada!”  Our average… Continue Reading

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