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The latest news and events from Alexandria, Minnesota

Hungry Fish in their Summer Patterns

  We are well into the summer patterns at this point and the fish are hungry.  Sunfish, crappie, bass and northern have been fairly aggressive.  The walleye fishing also remains good, but the best time ...
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Getting Started in Golf

If you didn’t grow up playing golf or have never played golf before it can be very intimidating.  Am I able to come to the course without being a member? How do I learn to ...
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Share Your 4th of July Photos and WIN!

There is endless fun in the Alexandria Lakes Area over the 4th of July holiday, from the Star Storm fireworks show to all the summer lake fun! Explore Alexandria wants to see your great photos, ...
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Hot Summer Bite in the Alexandria Lakes Area

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 ...

Terrific Bite for 2018 Fishing Opener!

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 ...

Ice Out on Alexandria Area Lakes

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 ...

Giant Crappies in Alexandria Lakes

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 ...

Ice Fishing Update for Early April

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” ...

Must-Do Summer Activities in the Lakes Area

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 ...