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The latest news and events from Alexandria, Minnesota

12 inch crappie

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 ...
first trip on the ice

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 ...
hooking a walleye

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 ...
smallmouth bass caught in the fall

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 ...
huge muskie catch

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 - nice sized walleye

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 ...
huge smallmouth bass

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, ...
nice 23 inch walleye

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 ...
warm day for ice fishing

Still Ice Fishing in Alexandria!

Well there are two questions I've been asked over and over the past month.  The first is, "How much ice is on the lakes in the Alexandria area?”  The other is, “Will the ice be ...