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Report from the Dock It finally sounds as if air temperatures are going to warm and stay that way through this weekend and that should bode well for crappie and walleye anglers alike for this weekend’s fishing opener. Even though it still dipped below freezing as recently as Monday night, the rest of the week […]

fishing pole with lure

Report from the Dock The spring panfish bite seems to have been pushed back with the recent cold and windy weather. There were crappies and some bluegills starting to be caught in many areas last week, but most of those bites have slowed this week, and weather conditions really haven’t allowed people to fish for […]

March 2021 Leech Lake Fishing Report

There are small sheets of floating ice and some ice along the wind-blown shorelines, but most of the lake is now open. Any remaining ice is expected to be gone within the next week, possibly by this weekend. Some anglers have been out in boats looking for perch and crappies, but success has been limited. […]

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 […]

Leech Lake Ice Fishing House

Low-light periods remain best for walleyes on the 20- to 25-foot breaks in Walker Bay or main lake mud and sand areas in 18 to 23 feet. Some keeping-size perch are being caught in 8 to 10 feet in Miller’s Bay, Sucker Bay, and off Sand Point. The eelpout bite continues to improve over the […]

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