April 21, 2017
Leech Lake area is no change from prior week. Water temps have dropped from the cool weather but the perch bite continues to be consistent. Try Walker Narrows, Agency Narrows, or any of the Bays on the south end such as Miller and Boy Bay. We need some sunny and warmer days to help push fish into their shallow staging areas before spawn. Look to 4-6 feet of wather with a 1/16th oz jig and a minnow to be the ticket for jumbos.
Surface temps (which can fluctuate rapidly this time of year) were already in the high 40’s and even low 50s in a few places. We were not able to find any crappies or bluegills yet in traditional early spring areas, however believe we are not more than a couple days away and did find some near by their spawning areas.
More to come next week!