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Hot Summer Bite in the Alexandria Lakes Area

By Joe Scegura | June 22, 2018

The fishing around the Alexandria area remains strong.  The bass, northern and panfish seem to bite at will on almost every lake right now.  The walleye on the other hand have been a bit more hot and cold. One night the walleye are jumping in the boat and the next you have to work for… Continue Reading

Terrific Bite for 2018 Fishing Opener!

By Joe Scegura | May 16, 2018

The Alexandria Lakes Area arguably produced the best “Opener Walleye Fishing” in the state this past weekend.  There were numerous lakes, big and small, that treated their anglers very well.  Limits of 15”-20” walleye were had by many, along with a decent number of fish going 25”-30”.  Our group was among the fortunate and we… Continue Reading

Ice Out on Alexandria Area Lakes

By Joe Scegura | May 4, 2018

This year’s late ice out has to have broken some records.  Believe it or not we were on the ice sleeping overnight with a truck and an Ice castle only a couple weeks ago! Now with the ice gone for the most part, we have just over a week to wait until the MN walleye… Continue Reading

Giant Crappies in Alexandria Lakes

By Joe Scegura | April 20, 2018

This is going to just be a quick report. In fact I’m on the ice right now. We have close to 30 in of ice everywhere I’ve checked.  The ice is very solid and we had the wheel house out last weekend.  The accesses are getting a little beat up now but you should be… Continue Reading

Ice Fishing Update for Early April

By Joe Scegura | April 9, 2018

We are a couple weeks into spring and it appears we are still making ice in the Alexandria area.  In fact, as I type this the thermometer reads only 15 degrees!  There is still 30” of ice in most areas and the edges that were melting have all refroze.  Keep in mind it is spring… Continue Reading

Must-Do Summer Activities in the Lakes Area

By James Feist | April 5, 2018

The Alexandria Lakes Area is a prime destination for summer vacations having over 350 lakes and a plethora of outdoor recreational opportunities. There are tons of experiences and activities you simply can’t miss! To help you explore Alexandria this summer, here is a list of the Must-Do Activities: 1. Cruise the Scenic Byway Cruise the Trail of the Glacier! The… Continue Reading

Extremely Good Panfish Bite in Alexandria Lakes

By Joe Scegura | March 23, 2018

Right now the fishing is as good as it gets for bluegill(sunfish) and crappie.  We have around 30 inches of quality ice on most of the lakes and vehicle travel is quite easy right now.  The 10 day forecast shows below freezing temps at night and low 40’s to low 30’s for highs, so the… Continue Reading

Walleye Season Comes to an End, and Panfish Heat Up!

By Joe Scegura | March 9, 2018

The walleye season has left us once again, but not before we were able to put some final walleye on the ice!  As many anglers have a tradition to fish the opening of the walleye season, I also have a tradition to fish the last day of the walleye season.  We were able to catch… Continue Reading

End of February Ice Fishing Update

By Joe Scegura | February 23, 2018

The fishing remains very good around the area.  I really can’t complain about the quality of the bite for any species.  Northern, walleye, crappie and sunfish are all going quite well right now.  I expect there to be a decent number of anglers headed out this weekend for the last couple days of the walleye/northern… Continue Reading