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The latest news and events from Alexandria, Minnesota

Mid January Ice Fishing Report

Last week we had quite a bit of slush and water coming up on the ice.  It was a combination of snow weight and melting snow, so last weekend it was a little wet out ...

Let’s RIDE! Alexandria Area Snowmobile Trails are OPEN!

The Alexandria Lakes Area is full of snow! The entire 360-mile system of Douglas County's snowmobile trails are OPEN! Get your sled going and get ready to ride! Douglas Area Trails Association is busy consistently grooming the ...

New Year’s Ice Fishing Update for Alexandria Lakes

The ice fishing remains solid going into the new year!  We are catching walleye and crappie at will for the most part.  There is 12”-14” of ice on many of the lakes so many anglers ...

December Ice Report for Alexandria Lakes Area

It appears we've switched weather patterns for November and December. A month ago we were much colder than average and now we are warmer than average.  The good news is we have 10 to 13 ...

Early December Ice Update

We are just entering December and we already have small lakes with as much as 10” of ice!  Of course the larger lakes like Minnewaska, Miltona, Ida and Carlos will have far less ice and ...

Early Ice Report in Alexandria Lakes Area

The colder than normal temperatures has the ice forming quite fast this year.  We are seeing 3”-6” of ice on many of the small to mid-sized lakes.  There have been quite a few anglers out ...

Fishing Report and Tactics for November

Every fall seems to have its own twist.  Just when you think you know what to expect from year to year you get a fall like this.  We had our fair share of rain and ...

Fall Fish Patterns in Alexandria Lakes Area

What a difference a couple weeks can make!  Two weeks ago the heat was nearly unbearable at 7:30 in the morning… now we need heavy jackets, hats and gloves!  Along with lower air temperatures come ...

Fall Colors Beginning to Appear in Alexandria Lakes Area

The autumn hues are starting to pop up around the Alexandria Lakes Area! While they appeared slow to start at the beginning of September, they are starting to progress more. Cool overnight temperatures along with ...