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The latest news and events from Alexandria, Minnesota

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 ...

Extremely Good Panfish Bite in Alexandria Lakes

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.  ...

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

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 ...

End of February Ice Fishing Update

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 ...

Alexandria Area Snowmobile Trails are OPEN!

http://explorealex.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Central-Lakes-Trail_-Snowmobiling.mp4 The Alexandria Lakes Area received numerous inches of snow that got many miles of Douglas County's snowmobile trails OPEN! Get your sled going and get ready to ride! Douglas Area Trails Association groomed the Central ...

Excellent Panfish bite in the Alexandria Lakes Area!

  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.  ...

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

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 ...