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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 ...
couple smallmouth bass

Smallmouth Bass in Minnesota

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 no ...
nice walleye

Fall Fishing Trends in Alexandria

In the last month fishing has been quite productive for most species in the Alexandria area.  Bass, northern, crappie and bluegill have all bit well, but walleye on the other hand have been more hit and ...
Alexandria Chain of Lakes bass

Fishing Techniques For Minnesota Anglers

Being walleye are my favorite fish I tend to talk about them as if they’re the only fish out there, but in reality walleye fishing during the day this time of year can be quite challenging.  ...
huge walleye

2012 Fishing Opener

The walleye bite in the Alexandria area since 2012 fishing opener has been one of the best I can remember.  I’m not talking about just one or two lakes either, there are at least 8 ...