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February 18, 2018
Battling the elements for cancer: Fish tournament raises more than $50,000
The sun was shining, but the wind was brutal at Alexandria Industries annual "Fishing for the Cure" ice fishing event. The tournament took place...
February 18, 2018 - 4:48pm
Sheriff's office warns of unsafe ice
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is advising of continued unpredictable ice conditions throughout the area. In a news release Monday, the...
December 18, 2017 - 6:46pm
Ice fishing season is here
Ice anglers are always quick to get onto the lakes after bodies of water freeze up. There's a reason for that. That first ice offers some of the best fishing of the winter, especially for anyone going after walleyes. The serious anglers around the Alexandria area are experiencing...
December 18, 2017 - 3:54pm
February 22, 2017
Contributed Elliot Blanchette of Evansville showed off his ice fishing abilities by catching this northern pike on Lake Freeborn with a sucker...
February 22, 2017 - 12:00am
February 20, 2017
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
By law, ice fishing houses have to be off lakes in the area by March 6 this year, but Mother Nature forced many anglers to make an early exit with their houses this past weekend. Temperatures topped 50 degrees and were expected to stay in the mid-50s through Tuesday, with rain mixed...
February 20, 2017 - 3:56pm
February 16, 2017
Fishing for the Cure is Saturday on Smith Lake
The 11th annual Alexandria Industries' Fishing for the Cure ice fishing tournament will try to raise $30,000 for cancer research Saturday on Smith Lake. Created by a small group of Alexandria Industries employees, the Fishing for the Cure Ice Fishing Challenge is about people making...
February 16, 2017 - 1:54pm
January 4, 2017
Mike Frisch: Find those mid-winter crappies
Crappies during mid-winter are a top attraction on lots of waters for many anglers. These fish often locate in deep-water basins or holes. Hot...
January 4, 2017 - 12:00am
December 27, 2016
Fire spreads from fish house near Perham
PERHAM, Minn. -- A rural Perham man was injured Sunday, Dec. 25, when a fish house fire spread to nearby residences. According to a report from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, Perham area fire crews and members of the sheriff’s office were called about 6:30 a.m. Sunday...
December 27, 2016 - 11:19am
December 21, 2016
Ice fisherman with camera finds missing paddleboarder in Minnesota lake
WACONIA, Minn. -- An ice fisherman using an underwater camera Tuesday led to the recovery of the body of a man who went missing Nov. 26 while...
December 21, 2016 - 9:12pm
December 13, 2016
Time to fish: Frigid temps send anglers onto area lakes
Winter anglers who have been waiting months to get onto the ice got their wish this past week as frigid temperatures made conditions safe enough to walk on on a number of area lakes. Portable houses were up on Saturday morning on Lake Reno as anglers try to take advantage of what...
December 13, 2016 - 11:50am
December 8, 2016
Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn.—December in Minnesota is usually a time for activities such as ice fishing and skiing. But this year's abnormally warm...
December 8, 2016 - 5:34pm
March 9, 2016
Big northern on Villard
The ice fishing season is winding down with warmer weather starting the thaw, but Alexandria's 7-year-old Taven Maeyaert has a fishing tale to...
March 9, 2016 - 11:41am
February 29, 2016
Scanton wins first Depot Fishing Tournament on Agnes
The first Depot Ice Fishing Tournament hosted anglers on Lake Agnes on Feb. 21 with Ashley Scanton winning the tournament after landing an 8.78-pound northern. Second through fourth place went to Mike Trainor, John Vega and Shawn Solum, respectively, with all four catching perch that...
February 29, 2016 - 3:00pm
February 24, 2016
Mike Frisch: Late winter panfish
My favorite time of the entire ice fishing season is the last few weeks of the season before safe ice eventually becomes no ice. Why is this...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
February 10, 2016
Mike Frisch: The winter search for perch
One of my favorite winter fish species to chase is yellow perch. These fish grow big and feisty in some waters and are very tasty table fare,...
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am