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walleye 4 me

Acorn Hill Resort???

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walleye 4 me

We have a cabin rented for 7/6 - 7/13. Has anybody stayed here before? There website looks like there should be plenty for my kids (4 and 6 years old) to do. I have never been to Leech lake before. What is a popular tactic for Walleye that time of year and in that area? I usually like to drift with bottom-bouncers and spinners or jig. Also, does leech have a lot of panfish? Not necessarily keeper size but active enough to keep my kids busy? Thanks in advance!

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Map Guy

I've been taking the famliy to Acorn Hill for the past three summers and its a great family resort. They have a nice swimming beach with a water slide, paddle boats and kayaks. If the weather is cold and rainy the kids can swim in the indoor pool, they also have an arcade and playground.

They have a fishing pier and the kids always catch bluegills, perch and rock bass with bobbers. Most weedy areas in the bays should hold lots of small perch and gills to keep the kid's attention.

We've always been up there in late Aug. and the little fishing I do is usually trolling cranks in the late evening and after dark along the weedlines for walleyes. Just ask around at the resort about the current bite.

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MattL

I went up there for a week with the family last year about that time. All my nieces and nephews loved that place and there was plenty to keep them occupied. When we were up the wind was pretty strong all week so the kids didn't get out on the lake much. They liked the beach, but went to the pool when the waves crashed in. My dad and I braved the wind and slammed the walleyes pretty good, but the few times we got the kids on the water we struggled to get panfish. One of my nephews fished on the dock all day everyday - he would net a shiner with his little net, put it on his hook and catch a perch right away and repeated that all day.

Most of the walleyes we caught were off points near the resort. We spent most of the time pulling shad raps in 8-10' and leadcoring in 18-24' when the sun was higher. Good Luck up there!

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walleye 4 me

Thanks guys. Hopefully the fish are biting. Is there a slot limit for walleyes on Leech? Looking forward to our trip!

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randerson

Acorn Hill is a nice clean resort stayed there the weekend after the opener this year. And Yes leech has a slot 18-26" is protected.

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