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The latest news and events from Alexandria, Minnesota

melted snow on frozen lake

Mild Temperatures and Fishing Frozen Lakes

 During last week’s warm up we lost the couple inches of snow we did have along with a couple inches of ice. This made for a slippery wet surface on the lakes, but that didn’t ...
Downhill Skiing

Our Winter Guide for a Winter Get-Away!

There are hundreds of reasons the Alexandria area is a great place to visit in the winter. Hundreds of lakes to fish? We have it! Hundreds of fish to catch? We have them…but actually getting ...
Happy Holidays

Celebrate the Season with Holiday Happenings in Alexandria

Regardless of what you celebrate, the holiday season is a FUN time of year. People and businesses alike are well-spirited and full of cheer. Whether your holiday fun is fueled by religion, the return of ...
December 2014 ice report

December 2014 Ice Fishing Report

  The ice in the Alexandria area remains to be in excellent condition.  There is very little snow on the ice so with the cold temps the ice is gaining thickness quickly.  Most of the ...
huge pile of tasy crappie

First Frozen Lakes

I don’t think anyone thought winter was going to hit us this quick, but it’s definitely here!  Only two weeks ago we were fishing on open water and now most of the lakes are frozen ...

First Frozen Lakes

I don’t think anyone thought winter was going to hit us this quick, but it’s definitely here!  Only two weeks ago we were fishing on open water and now most of the lakes are frozen ...
Andes Tower Hills

Turn that Winter Frown, Upside Down!

Here in Minnesota, it’s bound to happen sooner or later. Yep, I’m talking about winter. Sure, the Alexandria lakes area is AMAZING in the summer. Hundreds of lakes to enjoy, great bike trails along with ...
nice smallmouth bass

Warm Weather and Fall Fishing

  The last few weeks have made this October the warmest I can remember. As enjoyable as the weather was, it was bittersweet for me.  The warm sunny days kept the water from cooling off ...
Pumpkins

Spooktacular Halloween Happenings in Alexandria

It’s that time of year again! Ghosts and goblins begin to run amok in celebration of the end of harvest and the shortening of daylight, which installs the seasonal chill. To most of us, Halloween ...