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Resort on Portage Bay - Leech Lake

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Don't know if this is an "allowable-request".., but I do see posts asking about references to resorts..., so if this is "taboo", forgive me and don't reply.

I am looking for a resort on Leech, specifically on Portage Bay, for a short-week/long-weekend. I want to find a resort that will allow pets, and ideally, have some sort of protected dock that I can leave the boat in. (If I have to launch every day, wouldn't be the end of the world.., just a little "perk" that is a plus).

This will be my first trip to Leech, and am primarily looking to toss 'ski baits for 5-days, hence Portage Bay, as that seems to be a recommended area for early August.

I am open to any suggestiongs. Just made a last-minute decision to skip Mille Lacs, to avoid weekend crowds and low-water level at launches.

In advance.., thanks for your help!!!

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We always stay at Sugar Point Resort. It is about the last one on the East side. They do allow pets and have a protected harbor. The water level is also low but, their harbor was fine last week. The resort has always been greatfor us every year. Shoot me an email if you would like more information.

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You could also check out the New Leech Lake Campground which is on the West side. They may have a couple of apartment type rooms if camping is out of the questions. Nice protected area for boats. I'd try to avoid the weekend of the 11th if you don't want a lot of other boats around as there will be a small Portage Bay only tournament on Leech.

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Klee and WW,

Thanks for your replies!!! A TOURNY!?!?!?! On Portage?!?!? Wonderful.

Well, I may have to think Mille Lacs again. What's the difference? Tourny in Portage Bay.., or weekend crowds on Mille Lacs?

But thanks again. I still may check out Leech. Such a frustrating summer.., precious little time for me.., and low-water levels on many lakes.., hot, hot weather!!!!

Hmmm.., could take up golf I guess. NOT!!!!!

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It is a big lake and you could always fish Boy Bay and Headquarters areas.

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