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Ice Fishing Rentals in Alexandria Minnesota
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Ice fishing rentals in Minnesota are everywhere.
Minnesota has over 10,000 lakes, 11,842 at last official count, and these lakes provide a great opportunity for ice fishing. For 4 to 5 months out of the year, these lakes are ice covered. And therefore, require gear and equipment and accommodations. Ice fishing rentals in Minnesota are a good way to experience the winter season and the frozen Minnesota lakes. We can help.
Are you new to ice fishing? If you’re just looking for a few hours, or a day, to give it a try, we can provide you with all you need to achieve that. All of the ice fishing gear can be daunting but we’ll help take the mystery out of it. Rods, reels, bait, techniques and even some good ice fishing games you can play while you’re waiting for the fish to bite – we can help with all of that.
If you live in the Alexandria area, are visiting, or just looking for somewhere different to go fishing for walleyes – let us help you. We’ll do our best to get you setup and to meet your expectations.
With over 10,000 lakes in Minnesota, you’d expect lots of options, and choices, about where to go ice fishing. And granted, there’s three or four key areas that get persistent attention:
Mille Lacs Lake
Mille Lacs is Minnesota’s second-largest inland lake, at just over 132 thousand acres. It gets a lot of attention and significant interest for winter fishing. Ice fishing rentals on Mille Lacs are available through many resorts – as they continue to work to overcome tight restrictions and a declining walleye fishery. Population levels remain at the lowest point in 40 years.
Upper Red Lake
Upper Red Lake is 120 thousand acres, 48 thousand of which are Minnesota jurisdiction and fishable. Ice fishing rentals on Red Lake are also available through many resorts and tend to see lots of interest in the early part of the winter fishing season. (The photo above is taken while ice fishing on Red Lake)
Lake of the Woods
Lake of the Woods occupies parts of Ontario, Manitoba and Minnesota. It’s large, clocking in with 65 thousand miles of shoreline and would be the the 6th largest freshwater lake in the U.S. if it were entirely located within the border. Ice fishing rentals on Lake of the Woods are handled by many large resorts located at the mouth of the Rainy River near Baudette.
These three lakes are the epitome of “Looking for the big fish in the big pond.” Most rental ice fishing shelters are handled by large resorts.
Alexandria Ice Fishing Rentals
Ice fishing rentals in Alexandria, Minnesota is more like:
"Looking for the Big Fish in the Small Pond"
Your odds are better. We don’t sell food. We don’t maintain a bar. We don’t own a lodge or resort. We focus on the fishing.
Does this interest you? Ice fishing opportunities for walleye or sunfish or crappies in Alexandria are great. There are many lakes that produce good fish – and we’d be happy to help you with a rental ice shelter. A few hours, a morning, a day or a weekend, we’re here to help you get on the lake and fish in comfort. Still have questions? Check our FAQs.
Alexandria is in Douglas county; and Douglas county is covered with lakes. A few of the key ones, and the lakes we focus on, are the Alexandria Chain of Lakes, Lake Ida and Lake Miltona. These are premier lakes in the Alexandria region and we position our ice fishing rental shelters here. These lakes provide over 15 thousand acres to ice fish – where you can expect walleyes, northern, crappies and sunfish.
Alexandria Lakes Area – Looking Toward the Chain Of Lakes
We’re from Alexandria, MN. We have over 95 years of combined experience fishing these lakes. We know the walleye patterns and what rock piles they sit on. We know the good breaks going from 14′ to 22′ in the length of a shanty.
In addition, this experience also provides us with a local network to help you with anything you may want, need or have a question about. Want to know where to stay? Want to know where to eat? Do you need some ice fishing gear?
Want to know where to fish – we’ll handle that. Our experience can help you with anything during your time in our ice fishing rentals.
Please contact us for our Alexandria, MN, Ice Fishing Rental Locations and availability.
We’d be happy to set you up on Lake Le Homme Dieu, Lake Miltona or a surrounding premier lake.
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Are you looking for a special date for your trip? Ice fishing in December and January are some of the best times to catch walleyes.
Days and weekends during these months are high priority, reserve your time now.
Send us a note so we can help you reserve an ice fishing rental for your planned time.
Bring your camera. You’ll have the opportunity to capture and share your fish that you catch. If you’d like to keep some, you can do that too.
There’s nothing better than some good pictures of you holding winter walleye’s.
We can help you make some memories ice fishing in Alexandria.
Did You Know...
Ice Fishing in Minnesota
On Minnesota lakes and rivers gives you have access to more shoreline than California, Florida and Hawaii combined.
Ice Fishing in Alexandria
During the month of December? You should expect the monthly average temperature to be 15 degrees Fahrenheit.