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Dan Eigen is featured speaker at men's fishing retreat

Contributed Dan Eigen will be the guest speaker for the Friday night session of a men's fishing retreat at Mount Carmel Ministries in Alexandria, which will take place September 13-15.

Mount Carmel Ministries on Lake Carlos will host a men's fishing retreat Friday through Sunday, September 13-15.

Men and boys (ages 8+) are encouraged to register. Participants must bring their own boat, tackle and must have a 2013 fishing license.

Professional guide Dan Eigen, known as Walleyedan, will be the guest speaker for the Friday night session.

There is a Friday night only option that includes a steak dinner and Walleyedan session. Reservations are required.

Local fisherman Greg Eigen will present a Saturday morning breakfast fishing information session. Keith Martinson will play piano for the Sunday worship service at 11 a.m.

Dan grew up fishing, hunting and trapping in Eden Prairie. His dad is an outdoorsman and taught Dan and brother John to appreciate the outdoors. Dan fell in love with the lake country of central and northern Minnesota.

Dan started his guiding life in 1989 and has turned his passion into a business that is recognized throughout the state of Minnesota. Walleyedan's Guide Service is made up of some of the best multi-species fishing guides in the Minnesota fishing world.

For more information, contact Mount Carmel Ministries at (320) 846-2744 or