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Excellent Panfish bite in the Alexandria Lakes Area!

By Joe Scegura | February 5, 2018

  As we work our way into late season ice fishing the bite is right on track with what I’d call typical.  The walleye bite is slowing down and the panfish are stealing the show.  We have nearly two feet of great ice and almost no snow, so it’s a great year to own an… Continue Reading

For Valentine’s Day : Give the Gift of a Romantic Getaway!

By Explore Alexandria | February 1, 2018

Love is in the air! It’s that time of year again to remind the ones we love how much they mean to us. Flowers and candy are safe bets, but the gift of memories on a romantic getaway to Alexandria is always a winner! There are plenty of great lodging options from comfy hotels to unique resorts and bed & breakfasts to spice… Continue Reading

Plentiful Walleye, Crappie & Sunfish Action in Alexandria Lakes!

By Joe Scegura | January 19, 2018

The Alexandria Lakes Area continues to put out some very nice fish!  Walleye, crappie and sunfish have all been plentiful!  We’ve had a series of cold fronts come through over the past couple weeks.  Before the fronts the fishing has been amazing with very active fish and after the front, as expected, the fishing has… Continue Reading

2 for 1 Skiing or Snowboarding!

By Explore Alexandria | January 12, 2018

  Winter fun is in full swing at Andes Tower Hills! Featuring numerous downhill runs and lifts ranging from beginner to expert, and equipment rentals and lessons onsite. Take advantage of the 2 for 1 Weekend special! You’ll get two days of ski or snowboard rentals, plus lift tickets (regular price) for the price of… Continue Reading

January Starting off with Excellent Ice Fishing!

By Joe Scegura | January 8, 2018

The ice is thick and so are the fish!  Most of the lakes I’ve checked have 18” or more of solid ice on them.  There are wheel houses and trucks as far as the eye can see around the area.  Some of the lakes have established ice roads and others only have a few anglers… Continue Reading

Decent Bite of Walleye and Panfish in Alexandria Area Lakes

By Joe Scegura | December 27, 2017

Not much has changed since last week, other than the ice has gotten thicker.  I’m finding 8″-12″ of ice nearly everywhere now, except for the few spots that froze over late.  Keep an eye out for these areas.  The easiest way to spot the thinner ice is by the noticeable difference in snow cover.  As… Continue Reading

Alexandria Area Lakes forming Good Ice

By Joe Scegura | December 18, 2017

The ice around the Alexandria Area is shaping up nicely.  There is around 8 inches of ice on most of the lakes.  Of course there are some thinner areas that froze over later, but for the most part you can find good fishable ice on most of the lakes… but still use extreme caution and… Continue Reading

Give the Gift of Memories this Holiday Season…and Let Us Help!

By Explore Alexandria | December 11, 2017

If you’re thinking about what to give your family or loved one this holiday season……consider a getaway to the Alexandria Lakes Area! The gift of fun experiences and memories with the ones you love is certain to be a winner! Imagine the fun on a family vacation or a romantic getaway with that special someone:… Continue Reading

Fish-able Ice Present on Some Lakes, but ALWAYS use Caution

By Joe Scegura | December 8, 2017

Currently the ice conditions in the Alexandria lakes area are very inconsistent. (1″-10″ thick)  To tell you how widespread the varying conditions are, we have lakes with wheel houses on them and lakes that just completely froze over in the last 48hrs.  For the most part there is fishable ice around the edges of most… Continue Reading