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The latest news and events from Alexandria, Minnesota

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 ...
Nice catch of fish on the ice

Late Late Season Ice Fishing In Alexandria

Normally this time of year I’m fishing the last bit of ice, or fishing open water from shore somewhere.  Well, that is certainly not the case this year.  With cooler than average temps we have ...
Couple of crappies

Late Season Crappie Tactics

Whether you are a person that loves snow or one that could do without it, it’s hard to deny the beauty it brings to the area.  Over the past month the Alexandria area has seen ...
Gorgeous Minnesota Sunset in January

Excellent Ice Fishing Conditions in Alexandria

Ice fishing across west central Minnesota is in full swing.  The ice quality is in absolute excellent shape, and the fishing has been outstanding as well.  Due to the excellent ice fishing conditions in Alexandria ...
nice walleye from ice fishing

First Ice Fishing Report

Well here is the first ice fishing report many anglers have been waiting for.  The Alexandria area lakes are finally covered in quality ice and the fishing reports across the area are nothing but positive.  ...
Monster Fall Walleye

Walleye Fishing in Alexandria MN

  We are nearing the end of another open water season, and what a season it's been!  Regardless of the fish you were after this year, the fishing overall was simply remarkable.  We started off ...