Dean Beck of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is speaking on the state of fishing Monday, Aug. 26, at the Legacy of the Lakes Boat House, 205 3rd Ave. W, in Alexandria.

Beck, who is fisheries supervisor of Douglas, Grant, Pope and Stevens counties, will share observations from his more than three decade career with the DNR, with a look to the future.

The program is co-sponsored by Legacy of the Lakes Museum and the Douglas County Lakes Association. It is free and open to the public, and starts at 7 p.m. Monday. Refreshments will be served.