Discover the Leech Lake Area


June 18, 2018

Hello from the Chippewa National Forest! Our summer naturalist programs are in full swing, and we wanted to make sure to send you a list of all scheduled programs at the Norway Beach Visitor Center (near Cass Lake, MN) and Cut Foot Sioux Visitor Center (north of Deer River). New Adventure Series this summer, so… More Info

Fishing Report for June 13, 2018 With the start of they yearly bug hatches on the lake the fish have spread out and leeches and night crawlers are now the bait of choice. Staying on the move with a spinner rig and night crawler or a crankbait is an effective way to find fish. Once… More Info

BF Nelson built a sawmill at the swimming beach and park area in 19006.  The mill was in use until 1922.  The slab burner was dismantled and salvaged for the WWII effort, leaving the circular cement base on the shore.  A local businessman salvaged the bricks for a café and rooming house.  That building still… More Info

Summer is here again in Leech Lake. June 21st, 2018 is Summer Solstice. This is the official first day of Summer and the longest day of the year. Here are a few fun facts about Summer Solstice:   The further north you are, the more sunlight you’ll see during the solstice. Leech Lake is definitely… More Info

June 11, 2018

Leech Lake It was a great week on Leech Lake this past week with many days of anglers pulling in keeper fish to take home and also some big ones too boot.  The lake has transitioned greatly since late May and it is showing with the walleyes being on the move. Throughout the lake you… More Info

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June 21, 2018

Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce shared Bailey’ Read More