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Ice Fishing On Lake

Look for perch in 15 to 20 feet on the north side of Walker Bay, Cedar Point, south end of Bear Island, Agency Bay or the main lake flats. Some perch also are being found in 10 to 13 feet along Walker Narrows and Goose Island area. Eelpout remain active over 30 to 36 feet […]

Safe Ice Fishing

Ah, Minnesota ice fishing. The best thing about ice fishing in Minnesota is that winters are long. So while walleye fishing on Leech Lake may have ended in February, you have a few more weeks to catch some perch! But after this winter brought high winds and wind chills well below zero, temperatures then began […]

Perch Ice Fishing

The warmer weather has allowed perch anglers to move around and find better fish in the narrows and weedbeds in 7 to 9 feet. The flats in Agency Bay are producing perch in slightly deeper water as well. The main lake structure is giving up a few walleyes in 15 to 19 feet, but the […]

Ice Fishing Minnesota

The 20- to 24-foot breaks in Walker Bay or the main lake bars in 18 to 22 feet are giving up a few walleyes during low-light periods. It’s been a tough bite this week and setlines with small minnows seem to be turning the few fish being caught. Perch reports have been light but look […]

Leech Lake, Minnesota

We’re entering a year since “lockdown,” “masks” and “COVID-19” became an everyday part of our vocabulary.  Some benefits of the worldwide pandemic? More Americans went outside than ever. Multiple sources reported a new surge in people hiking, biking and even hunting. Some bait and tackle stores reported that they struggled to keep up with a […]

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