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The latest news and events from Alexandria, Minnesota

Secrets to Catching Bluegill and Crappie in Alexandra!

The ice conditions across the area are excellent.  I’ve been finding anywhere from 24”-30” of ice on average, with vehicle traffic nearly everywhere.  The only issue has been the snow and blowing snow.  The bigger ...

December Ice Fishing Report

Ice conditions are excellent across the Alexandria area.  I have been finding 14”-18” of ice on every lake I’ve been on in the last week.  Travel has been pretty easy with minimal areas where a ...

November First Ice Fishing Report

Ice fishing season is officially underway, with anglers out on just about every lake in the area.  With the extreme cold temps we've had, we're experiencing a nearly perfect start to our ice season.  The ice ...

October Fishing Report and Jig Techniques

October Fishing ReportThe month of October is one of my favorites for a number of reasons: beautiful colored trees, numerous days of perfect fall weather, and the fish bite like crazy!  Many types of fish ...

Fall Smallmouth Bass Fishing Tips

  In the month of September there is plenty of good fishing to be had, but there’s no place I’d rather be than fishing smallmouth bass. September is the month when these fish feed like ...

Mid-Summer Fishing Tactics

On most bodies of water August can be one of the most difficult and intimidating times of the year to catch walleye.  I imagine most anglers would agree to this, even though studies show it’s ...

Summer Fishing Techniques

I've listed below a bunch of great summer fishing techniques for the most common fish in the Alexandria area. With an edge on the fish and a little perseverance you should be able to catch ...

June Lake Fishing Report

The fishing across the Alexandria area remains excellent.  In fact it’s arguable one of the best bites across the state right now.  Normally by July the bite has slowed or at least gotten more unpredictable, ...

Alexandria May Fishing Report

It’s hard to believe that less than three weeks ago there was ice on the majority of the lakes for the Alexandria May fishing report.  Luckily the night before walleye opener the wind blew strong ...