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The latest news and events from Alexandria, Minnesota

14'' Crappie Released

February Ice Fishing Update for the Alexandria Lakes Area

My last report was all about the cold and now this one could easily be all about the snow!  We are sure getting our moneys worth out of this winter.  Snow fall after snow fall ...
Nice 12 Crappie

Late January Ice Fishing Report

Cold, cold, cold!  We are definitely making ice now.  Travel isn’t too bad out on the lakes right now.  Trucks and wheel houses can get around most everywhere. But getting stuck is a real possibility, ...
Walleye catch

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 ...
Walleye Catch

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 ...
Walleye Catch

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 ...
First Walleye - 2018 Ice

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 ...
Lil Mary

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 ...
bass catch

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 ...
bass catch

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 ...