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July 19, 2017

Taking Children on Their First Fishing Trip By Ben Team Source Few memories last as long as those surrounding your first fishing trip. You probably still remember the sights, sounds and smiles of the occasion vividly, and you probably look back on the outing fondly. Now, so many years later, it is time to introduce… More Info

July 18, 2017

Hello from the Chippewa National Forest!  We have some great programs planned for the rest of the summer, including these special events!  Thanks for helping us get the word out and have a great weekend!  Mary For radio stations, naturalist Sophie’s last name is pronounced “Bye-See”  Thanks!   HIKE TO THE JOYCE ESTATE AND LOST… More Info

July 17, 2017

Outright Angling Fishing Report for July 17th 2017 Walleyes– Typical for water temps in the 70’s, the walleye bite is best early and late in the day, or when there is an abundance of clouds or wind. Finding fish is no longer the main priority, finding fish that are feeding is the challenge now. Indeed,… More Info

The Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce has a very active ambassador program. The only requirement is loving Walker and Leech Lake. Willard Arends is a true lover of Walker. He and his wife, Joann moved here in 1957 and raised 4 daughters and 1 son. He is the head of our Ethnic Fest Committee… More Info

July 13, 2017

Forest Service employees inoculated more than 1,200 research elm trees with Dutch elm disease at three sites around the Chippewa National Forest June 13-15. Scientists and employees from the Forest Service’s Northern Research Station and the Chippewa National Forest worked at sites near Blackduck, Marcell and Deer River, Minn., pruning and inoculating trees that were… More Info

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July 20, 2017

Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce updated their Read More