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Schaef

Now wouldn't that be nice!! If you see a boat with a couple of guys wearing masks, wave and say Hi! but don't get too close. Might be a stress free opener? grin

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thesecret

any crappies being caught around minnesota island area

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mnvikings1

Did great opening weekend. What are the latest reports from the week? Any big changes in the bite? Coing up on Monday for a week.

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diggit

Looking for some helpfull information. I was going to the Boundary Waters camping, portaging and fishing with my sons in mid June. We have changed our minds and have decided to put fishing first and then camping. We are looking at tent camping somewhere around Leech Lake. I have never fished Northern Minnesota and was wondering if anyone would have any helpfull suggestion,i.e, campgrounds or better lakes to fish.

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MuskyHaus

Try the Army Corps campground in Federal Dam (Leech Lake Recreation Area). Great access to Portage Bay and you can also catch fish from shore below the dam. Reservations at Rec.gov or give them a call 218-654-3145.

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Reaper8

How is fishing up there mid-june? We are coming up to do some Walleye and/or Crappie fishing and I was just wondering if we should put on Leech, Woman or where??

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diggit

Thanks. Will give them a call.

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paceman

A group of us are buzzing over to Leech Tommorrow. Probably launch out of Stony. I haven't fished that lake in years. Any body want to share what is working there now. Thanks.

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onlydrakes4me

Heading up next thursday for 4 days of fishing. just wondering if the fish are still mainly hitting jigs & minnows, or has the bite switched.

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LakeDocktor

It was pretty slow last night. I didn't get out until about 7:30 so I didn't have too much time to try a couple spots that I wanted to. I fished Stony Point area and picked up a few smaller fish, but nothing like opener weekend. It seems like the fish moved a little deeper than a couple weeks ago. I was also reading a lot of fish on my electronics, but getting them to bite with the cold front that came through was another story. Hopefully if I get done with work early enough, I can give you a better report tonight.

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leechlakepro

Well it is time to start fishing hard for the next week. Have to find where the big eyes are hanging. Tournament next weekend. My dad went out yesterday and only picked up a few. The bite has been pretty solid since opener, but there have been a few slow days where the fish just won't bite. I will be out all weekend and give you guys an update on how it was.

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onlydrakes4me

Thanks guys any info will be greatly appreciated.

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onlydrakes4me

Hey leechpro I'm heading up to fish next week. Just wondering if you have any info on where to find any big eyes. I'm NOT fishing the turney if you dont want to post on here, send me an e-mail. or if i find some when i'm up there i can call you and give you the info if i get into the big ones

thanks Grant

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TrophyEyes

Well the bite was a bit tough this weekend. We picked up a fair amount of fish, but they were either too small or too big. We did get into some really nice perch which was fun for a while. The most of our success was not on a shiner...go figure. I was out by myself for a quick spin and forgot the bait bucket so I threw on a lindy's Munchie and who would have guessed that would have been the ticket. A minute after throwing that on I hooked into a 25" walter and it produced 5 more walleyes that day. I was "swimming" it with some hefty jerk-baits to get them to strike.

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paceman

We did awesome on Friday when the wind was blowing a bit stronger. No problem getting good eater fish. 6 of us had our limits within 2 hours. Spent the rest of the day trying to find bigger fish, but no luck. Biggest was 22 inches. Lots of perch also, some dandies. A few Norhterns. Lindy with a shiner. South wind so we fished the north side. When the wind picked up so did the fish. A great day on the water.

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leechlakepro

Was out this weekend on Saturday during the day and Sunday evening. Plenty of fish, and suprisingly a lot of fish in the 8-10 inch range which is a really good sign for the future. We did get our limit of eaters, but trolling at night I was suprised to see no big fish. Usually you can catch as many 20plusers as you want but we didn't catch one. Did catch a lot of eater fish though. Will be out this week on Wednesday, Thursday, and maybe Friday before the tournament. I will let you know how I do.

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Tyler23

i heard the bite was on saturday morning when the wind was blowing. kinda slow the rest of the weekend. opener was alot of fun.

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Lakers

Here is a question for the Leech Lake die-hards. Not asking where to fish or anything like that, but is there a tried-and-true color that usually outperforms all other colors on Leech? Fished Lake of the Woods a couple of times and gold and pink glow are the colors of choice a majority of the time. The gold JB Lure's Jig Eye that I originally bought for that lake has seemed to be the color of choice at several other lakes I've fished recently, including Devils Lake (even though I was told chartreause or fire tiger is the color to go with there). Any help would be much appreciated. Have a trip coming up in mid-July and just trying to get some of the gear stocked up now!

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Gofishleech

Green with a red hook, but more importantly is that have you fish under your boat!!

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Lakers

Thanks much for the info. I actually have some jigheads matching your color. Maybe I'm actually all set.

Thanks Again "Gofishleech".

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cmalis27

Just got back from a long weekend at Leech yesterday, and the fishing was great! We caught a lot of fish in the slot and enough eaters to have a good fish fry and bring a couple back. Lindy rig with a leech seemed to work the best between 10-15 FOW. I don't know the exact count, but I know we caught 65+ walleye between 5 guys over the weekend.

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Aces In The Hole

Just got back from a long weekend at Leech yesterday, and the fishing was great! We caught a lot of fish in the slot and enough eaters to have a good fish fry and bring a couple back. Lindy rig with a leech seemed to work the best between 10-15 FOW. I don't know the exact count, but I know we caught 65+ walleye between 5 guys over the weekend.

Final tally for walleyes for the weekend was 80 walleyes. Tons between 18 to 25. Boy were those fish healthy. Glad to see Leech is back. Had a blast and can't wait to get back up there!

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bigbucks

Staying on Moonlight Bay, on the West side in mid July. What would be some of the reasonably close more main spots within say 5 miles of it I should target?

I was on the lake once for a day probably 12-13 years ago with somebody else. I have no idea what part of the lake we even fished, it was terrible fishing that day.

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mjar01

Where abouts did you fish?

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Joe

if you are staying on moonlight bay its hard to pass up sand point in july and very close. otherwise you have cedar point that can be great if there is NO wind, its very hard to fish it well if there is wind. and dont leave out old faithful Pint point. good luck

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