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Chippewa National Forest

Plan Your Trip Things To Do Nestled in north-central Minnesota’s Chippewa National Forest, the Leech Lake area is home to the largest concentration of bald eagles anywhere in the lower 48 states. If you have ever wanted to see a bald eagle in its natural habitat, travel to Leech Lake this winter! With over 1,300 […]

Fall Boat Fishing On Leech Lake

Report from the Dock The one constant theme this week is that the number of people fishing has noticeably dropped off. Those who still have their boats out are doing quite well for walleyes, panfish, pike, and bass, especially with water temperatures finally starting to go down. A jig and minnow is the go-to presentation […]

walleye fishing on leech lake

Report from the Dock Slowly, anglers are starting to see some fall walleye patterns develop even though water temperatures remain warmer than they should be this time of year. With some cooler weather in the forecast this week, the fall walleye bite should improve quickly over shallow water in most areas. Look for shorelines, points, […]

Fall Hikes near Leech Lake

Happy Fall! Whether you visit Leech Lake for the last months of open water fishing, or just to soak up what’s left of this crisp warm weather, we love the color and changing leaves. One of our favorite reasons to visit Leech Lake, however, is for the gorgeous fall hikes. It’s too late to jump […]

2 men hunting

It’s Hunting Season! Summer may be over on Leech Lake, but not only is football back — it’s almost time for Leech Lake hunting! Many Minnesotans hunt to immerse themselves in nature, create memories and traditions with families and friends, and, of course, for food. Before you make your plans for hunting near Leech Lake […]

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