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Editorial - Anglers contribute mightily to local economy

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After one of the slowest starts in history, the fishing season in Douglas County is warming up.

Although ice on the lakes on opening day kept many anglers away, water temperatures are rising and fishing is getting better.


Our area is brimming with local fishermen who enjoy the hundreds of lakes in the county year round. This area also draws anglers from afar who make a trip to the Alexandria lakes area a weekend ritual or an eagerly anticipated summer vacation.

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