Archive for April, 2017

Leech Lake Campgrounds

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Leech Lake campgrounds are prepping their rv and camp sites and getting ready. With warm weather and summer days well over due, it’s the perfect time of year to plan your summer camping trip to Leech Lake. There are a variety of great Leech Lake campgrounds to choose from all of them offer easy lake access so you can spend your day on the beach or the water, under the warm summer sun. Leech Lake campgrounds are also a great option for pet owners. In this post we will share some great leech lake campgrounds, so you can spend your vacation closer to nature and the lake. Want to see all the great lodging options Leech Lake has to offer, look no further!

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Top Leech Lake Campgrounds

Below you will find an alphabetical list of the top Leech Lake campground options. Prep your tent, RV, or camper and reserve a site today, with these options you are certain to have an amazing Leech Lake camping experience.

  • Acorn Hill – This campground has 24 RV and campsites available, with easy lake access. Each full hook-up RV site also includes a picnic table, fire-pit, and deck. This campground also offers a grocery delivery service so you can focus on enjoying your vacation. RV guests have access to a new private shower facility, and indoor pool. Rates are based on 2 people with a $10 charge per additional person. RV sites are $45 a day, and Tent sites are $30 per day.
  • Agency Bay – Great lakeside RV sites on the beach. This campground lets you pull right up to the beach to enjoy the splendor of Leech Lake. Rates are based on 2 people, their is an additional charge of $2 per additional person. Daily campsite rates are $45 per day.
  • Bayside Leech Lake – This classic Leech Lake resort offers several lakeside RV campsites. Offering great views of the water and easy access. Site rates are based on 2 people. Daily rates are $40 until June 10th and then only weekly sites are available at $200 per week.
  • Hiawatha Beach – This beach side resort campground offers a pool coin operated laundry, on-site restaurant-bar and more. With both tent and full hookup sites. Rates are based on 2 adults and are $51 per day + $6 for additional individuals.
  • Huddles Resort – Offering large Leech Lake RV sites, a protected harbor,  easy lake access, and on site guides. Be sure to bring your boat as this resort campground is well known for it’s fishing. Huddles RV sites are $50 a day or $250 for a week. Book yours today.
  • Moonlight Bay Resort & Campground – Moonlight Bay is situated just north of downtown Walker in a well protected point on Leech Lake. This Leech Lake campground includes both full hook-up sites ($42 a day for 2 people + $5 per additional person) with water, electric, cable, cable and sewer, as well as “Primitive” sites ($35 a day for 2 people + $5 per additional person) with no hook-ups. All sites include a fire-pit so you can enjoy the night under the stars.
  • Oak Point Resort – With 5 wooded RV sites this Leech Lake campground offers privacy and seclusion, combined with the comforts of a full hook-up site. Located just off of Walker bay for great fishing. Rates are based on 4 people and are $35 per day or $225 per week.
  • Shores Of Leech Lake – This great Leech Lake campground option is the home of the Leech Lake regatta and offers tent, RV and Camper sites as well as boat slips in the large Marina. With full hookups for RV’s and Campers including lodge access to Cable and Wifi. Sites are available nightly, weekly, or seasonally. Nightly rates for RV/camper sites are $54 and Tent sites are $39, with a $17 fee for marina slip rentals for your boat.
  • Steamboat Bay – A fishing resort with a variety of RV sites that include full hook-ups. This resort also offers covered boat slips, a large beach and easy water access. Rates vary by site.
  • Sugar Point – Located on the eastern side of Leech Lake near Federal Dam this resort campground offers easy lake access, full showers, and on-site laundry. The resort drive is fully paved making for easy RV or camper access to each of the sites. This campground also offers access to a fully protected harbor for your boat, and pool. Rates are based on 2 people (+$8 per additional person). Full hook-up sites are $45 per day, Tent sites are $38 per day.
  • The Shores At Pine Point – With a variety of full hook-up RV sites this fishing campground offers easy water access and a protected harbor area, as well as fish cleaning facilities and more. Rates are based on 2 people with an additional charge of $10 per person over 2. Daily rates are $50.
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If you don’t feel like camping be sure to check out all our lodging options, Leech Lake is the perfect fishing and family vacation destination whether you stay at a campsite, a hotel, or one of the many great cabins.

See you on the water!

Leech Lake Fishing Videos

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Leech Lake is one of Minnesota’s top fishing destinations and we have been recognized as one of the top 10 fishing lakes in North America, one of the top 10 fishing lakes in Minnesota, the 2nd best lake in Minnesota for Walleye fishing, one of the top 16 Lakes for bass fishing, one of the best Muskie lakes in the state, and one of the top perch lakes in Minnesota among many other top fishing destination recognition’s.  In Leech Lake we know fishing and we know how to ensure you have a successful fishing trip. Area resorts and lodgings know the lake, know the fish, and know the spots. If you need lodging for your next fishing trip, explore Leech Lake resorts here.  This post aggregates some of the best fishing videos about Leech Lake and the amazing results anglers see. With tips, advice and amazing catches these Leech Lake fishing videos are not to be missed.

 

Leech Lake Walleye Fishing Video

Looking for that perfect walleye fishing experience? Fishing the Midwest features Leech Lake as one of their top walleye destinations in this video, so expert angler Bob Jensen and local experts show off the lakes great Walleye stocks. Leech Lake maintains it’s amazing Walleye stocks and population with unique stock limits: a 4 fish limit, a 20″ to 26″ protected slot, and one walleye over 26″ allowed.

 

Leech Lake Walleye Tournament Video

Leech Lake is also well known for it’s large fishing tournaments which are a huge draw. A great benefit of being one of Minnesota’s largest lakes is that anglers are not stacked up on each other during tournaments. This fishing video from the 2016 Walleye tournament offers some great aerial views and gives an idea of the size and popularity of Leech Lake fishing tournaments.

 

Bass Fishing Videos On Leech Lake

The fishing is so good on Leech Lake that when you are fishing for one species (Bass in this case), you can end up catching another. For instance a mid size Muskie, caught at the end of the day after some great bass catches. With such a variety of fish species, if you are not having luck with one you can always change location and tactics, or just fish for another species!

 

Perch & Panfish Leech Lake Fishing Video

The perfect fish for a family fishing experience, Leech Lake perch and panfish are abundant and make easy and fun catches for young children who often have a hard time waiting to catch that trophy fish, or want to stick with worm and bobber. Panfish are easy to catch and can provide great enjoyment for those family fishing outings. They are also the perfect way to teach young children the joys of fishing.

 

Leech Lake Muskie Fishing

Muskie fishing on Leech Lake can be challenging as the fish have become accustomed to being targeted, not because of low population. Meaning longer lives and bigger fish. Successful location combined with tailored tactics can result in some great catches with many massive Muskie catches coming out of Leech.

Bonus Classic Footage Of Leech Lake Fishing

Some great classic Leech Lake fishing footage and a story of 40 years of great fishing.

 

As you can see there is a reason Leech Lake is a top Midwest fishing destination, with such a large surface area and wide variation in lake makeup from bay to bay the lake has the amazing ability to provide strong habitats a wide variety of species. If these Leech Lake fishing videos have convinced you that you need to fish Leech, be sure to check our latest fishing report, see species specific fishing tips for the lake, and find the perfect fishing resort for your needs. And if you have your own great Leech Lake fishing videos be sure to share them with us on Facebook or in the comments!

See you on the water!