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Resorts On Leech Lake – Plan For Spring

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

The warm weather we have experienced of late act to remind us the resorts on Leech Lake will soon have open water and sandy beaches as the ice recedes and the sun comes out more frequently. As the spring continues to move into the Leech Lake Area, it’s time to prepare yourself for the great deals on resorts on Leech Lake. With savings over 50% off summer rates in many cases booking early will get you great deals, and with a warm spring expected you can get the same summer experience on Leech Lake for half the price! In this post we will give you a quick rundown of all the great resorts on Leech Lake and their amazing spring deals, which are getting snapped up quick.

Leech Lake Resorts Spring Savings

Moving East to West across Leech Lake we will give you a quick preview of each resort and their spring savings, you will need beat the rush and book early to get these great savings for resorts on Leech Lake!

resorts on leech lake

  • Sugar Point Resort – The eastern most resort on Leech Lake located within the gorgeous Chippewa National Forest, with cabins campsites, and RV slots. Offering up to 28% off daily rates if you stay for a week!
  • Huddles Resort - Going strong since 1928 Huddles is one of the longest continuously run family resorts in Minnesota. Offering 15% off all cabins from May 9th to June 18th and an additional 13% if you stay for a week. 
  • Trappers Landing Lodge - On of Leech Lakes more recent additions with a combination of classic “merit cabins” and Luxurious new lake homes. Spring savings 23% off or more this spring and if you book this winter a free day if you stay for a week.
  • Anderson’s Northland LodgePart of the Anderson’s family of resorts on Leech Lake, offering large log cabins and great fishing packages. Get nearly 35% some cabins between May 12-June 18th and an additional 4% off year round if you pay by cash or check!
  • Anderson’s Spirit of the North Resort – Offering large log cabin style lodges, an indoor pool and more. Get over 50% off some cabins if you stay before June 4th and an additional 3.5% off if you pay by cash or check.
  • Big Rock ResortModern knotty pine cabins on the water at a well known fishing resort with guide services. Over 23% off Summer rates! 
  • Red Wing LodgeOffering a protected harbor, lakeside cabins and a long sand beach for the family. Get up to 30% off this spring. With the month of July booked solid you better move quick.
  • Anderson’s Horseshoe Bay ResortKnown for its large lake homes, lakeside condos and suites. This spring you can save up to 40%. Don’t miss out on a great deal like this!
  • Bayside Resort – Offering charming cabins directly on the water, with classic pine interiors and great views and several RV sites. This spring you can save 15% from May 12th-June 10th.
  • Moores Lodge – Brightly colored cabins and 300 feet of sandy beech on Leech Lake with very well kept classic interiors. Until June 13th take advantage of nearly 30% off some cabins.
  • Adventure North ResortA unique lakeside pool, great fishing options and much more make this a great choice for resorts on Leech Lake. From May 12th-June 3rd 23% off.
  • Anderson’s Grand Vu LodgeModern but rustically decorated north woods cabins with a protected harbor and wide beach. Receive up to 20% off summer rates May 13th – June 17th
  • Acorn Hill ResortKnotty pine cabins directly on the lake shore with personal docks out the front door. From May 1st-June 18th you can get up to 20% off! 
  • Shores At Pine Point - Recently remodeled lakeside cabins and a classic lodge with marina. You can get 30% off the daily rate if you book for a week.
resorts on leech lake
  • Brindley’s Harbor - Lakeside cottages including new varieties, with each having their own deck and great view. 25% from May 1st-27th with an additional 27% off daily rates if you book for one week
  • Agency bay LodgeOffering rustic and new lakeside lodging options and free use of kayaks and other lodge items. Get 10% off weekly summer rates this spring, May 13th to June 10th.
  • Bluewater Lodge - Newly built luxury lodges and lake homes just outside of Walker and right on the water.  Some packages include free golf or other great perks when you stay
  • Country Inn WalkerLocated Just Outside the heart of downtown walker and on the water with great access to the water. 16% off summer rates this spring.
  • Oak Point ResortNewly remolded lakeside cabins with pine interiors and a north woods feel. Save 12% off summer rates and get an additional 26% off if you book for a week or more! 
  • City Dock Cottages – Right in downtown Walker these cottages are great for fishermen looking for quick access to Walker Bay. Call for specials. 
  • Walker HotelLocated on Walker Bay in downtown Walker you will have easy access to restaurants and shops. Receive 10% off summer rates this spring.
  • Leech Lake B&B - A romantic Bed and breakfast getaway with well appointed suites and great views.  Over 33% off summer rates from April 6th – May 25th
  • Anderson’s CoveLocated on a sandy cove just north of walker bay, with forested lakeside cabins and a campground. Nearly 35% off summer rates on some cabins May 14th-June 18th.
  • Shores of Leech LakeLocated directly on the shores of Walker bay and the home of the Leech Lake Regatta. 30% or more off summer rates from May 12th – June 15th. 
  • Hiawatha Beach Resort –  A massive beach side lodge and indoor pool, lakeside cabins and a houseboat rental. Save 30% if you stay for a whole week!
  • Steamboat BayBook before March 15th and receive a 10% discount on weekly stays, get 10% off summer rates from May 12th-June 16th & 28% off daily rates if you stay for a week or more! 
  • Moonlight Bay - A lodge, campground, and great cabins located in a great fishing area on Leech Lake. Receive 15% off daily rates if you stay for a week and 25% off if you stay for a month! 
  • Woodland Resort - Classic Log Fishing cabins with dark knotty pine interiors on a secluded bay. Get 20% off weekly summer rates from May 12th- June 3rd.
  • Bailey’s ResortA well know fishing resort on leech Lake with rustic and log cabins, a secluded harbor and much more. Save 35% on daily summer rates and receive another 28% off  daily rates if you stay for a week.

resorts on leech lake

With spring fast approaching, Resorts on Leech Lake are quickly getting booked and time is running out to get that perfect cabin, be sure to take advantage of the savings and availability while they last and book you cabin for spring today! Resorts on Leech Lake are perfect for families, fishermen, and retreats. Don’t miss out on all the Leech Lake area has to offer by waiting to book your resort stay. Don’t miss out book a stay today or search for the perfect resort on Leech Lake with our search tool.

We Hope to see you on the water this spring!

Leech Lake Maps – Depth, Vegetation & Topography

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Looking for the perfect Leech Lake map to choose the best spot for the Eelpout Festival or your next summer fishing excursion on Leech Lake? Look no further! Below you will find a complete list of all the different Leech Lake maps on the web, all easy to print. Whether you need detailed Leech Lake depth maps or a simple overview we have you covered. Each map image links to the original source when clicked, for full functionality.  Plan your next fishing trip today, Find Leech Lake Lodging now.

 

Leech Lake Depth Maps

Depth maps also include contours, these contours in combination with depth estimates ensure anglers and resource managers get an accurate view of the lakes layout underneath the surface. Anglers can utilize these maps to identify prime locations for particular species of fish. Like the deep humps in Walker Bay which are generally a great location for Walleye, or the shallow areas around Goose Island which are often great for perch, among many other insights anglers can gain from depth maps. This is especially true on a lake as large and varied as Leech Lake. Click on Each Map image to go to their original source.

 

Leech Lake Depth Map App

A Lake Depth App for your smartphone From Gpsnauticalcharts.com

leech Lake Depth Map
From Leechlake.org
Leech Lake Topographic Map

A great topographic nap overlaid on mobile friendly google maps from Topozone.com

 

Leech Lake Depth map

Make your own highly detailed lake map with printouts from the MNDR.

Leech Lake Vegetation Maps

Depth maps can tell anglers a great deal about a lake and it’s ideal fishing locations, but combining what you have gleaned from a depth map and combining that with a Leech Lake vegetation map will bring your fishing game to the next level the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has put together a detailed report on the vegetation makeup of Leech Lake that includes a dozen or more vegetation maps anglers can use to find the optimal locations. Since Bass and Muskie among other species often like to stay along the edges of weed beds for much of the year, a vegetation map can help you to pinpoint those locations where you are most likely to hook that trophy fish.

Leech Lake vegetation map

One of many Leech Lake Vegetation maps included in a report from the MNDNR

 

Leech Lake Map – Names & Places

Leech Lake has innumerable points, islands, inlets, and bays some mentioned more often than others in our fishing reports. Often however if you are not a local or unfamiliar with the lake these locations can be hard to find as most maps do not list them all. The topographic map below solves that problem, with every single location labeled and identified even the rarely mentioned ones like Hardwood or Five Mile point among many others. No longer will you here about a great fishing spot on Leech Lake near such and such point, unable to find the named place on any readily available maps.

Leech Lake Topographic map

A detailed Topographic Map from the MNDNR

 

With these Leech lake Depth and Vegetation maps you should be ready to plan the ultimate fishing excursion with success. Combine these maps with our fishing reports for up to date fish locations and tactics, and begin planning your next fishing trip today. If you have found the perfect fishing spot, it’s time to find the perfect lodging as well, use our lodging search tool to identify the perfect place to stay. See you on the water (or ice)!