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April 11th, Last Call for Ice Fishing!

We went from driving trucks and wheel houses last weekend to needing tall boots to walk on in only 3 days.  The sun is very powerful this time of year.  Couple that with 70deg temps ...

Sunfish And Crappies

  Even with the cool temps we've been having, most of the snow we received early last week is gone.  The outlook for the weekend looks to be much warmer though with temps in the 50's.  The ...

Snow Melt And Ice Fishing

Today we hit a high temp of 40 degrees, and with the sun being so powerful, it melted snow quickly.  It was a gorgeous day to be on the ice… and get a tan!  The ...

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 ...