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Dances with Walleye

Alexander Ice Fishing?

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Well I only discovered Alexander this April, and despite the fact that I just couldn't get a Musky in the boat this year, I had some decent success with the Walleye and Pan Fish...

This Winter my buddy and I have got a real hard core Ice Fishing streak building up in us...

I was wondering if any of you perenial regulars could give me some of the basic skinny about Alexanders Ice cycle...

I know that giving away Spots is a forbidden taboo on this site and all...

But Is Alexander traditionally an early or late Ice up?

Does it have any places one should avoid in Ice Conditions?

How does the Gin Clear water affect the bite in Ice Conditions?

Any other tips would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks in Advance!

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If it was good in the summer the same spots are worth a try in the winter out there. There are a few spots that don't freeze as well but they are well posted. If you ever have any questions/concerns about the ice conditions just pop into the bait shop located near the west access and they will gladly help you out. Good luck and hope to see you out there.

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We always take the East Landing, as it's the easy way for us to get up there... But I suppose for how steep it is the East landing might be a little problematic in winter???

So they actually mark off the bad ice huh?

I guess I'm just more used to Ice Fishing Po-Dunk lakes up north... This year is going to be a whole lot of Alexander and Mille Lacs.

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The landing isn't usually a problem getting up or down. Sometimes there is a big ice heave, but you can drive around it.

For early ice you can park at the landing and it is not too far of a walk for decent fishing.

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