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Leech Lake

December 10, 2018
Leech Lake anglers will be able to keep a wider size range of walleye starting on the 2019 fishing opener, officials announced Monday, Dec. 10. Forum News Service file photo
DNR adjusts Leech Lake walleye regulations
December 10, 2018 - 5:24pm
September 23, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 23
September 23, 2018 - 4:30am
September 8, 2018
The eighth annual Leech Lake Area Ride for Vets in August included a stop at the Backus American Legion. Hosted by American Legion Riders of Walker Post 134, the ride kicked off at Walker and included stops in Longville, Hackensack, Backus, Akeley and Laporte before returning to Walker. Submitted Photo
Ride for Vets
September 8, 2018 - 6:00am
August 4, 2018
Looking Back - Aug. 2, 2018
August 4, 2018 - 9:00am
May 9, 2018
DNR considering changes to walleye regulations on Leech Lake
May 9, 2018 - 10:30am
May 4, 2018
The roll-in dock sits on shore at the public access on Pine Mountain Lake in Backus on May 3, 2018. You can see ice still covers about half of the lake's surface. In an April 23 Minnesota DNR news release, Nancy Stewart, water recreation program consultant said, “Because of the late ice-out this year, DNR crews will have a shorter window than usual to get boat ramps and docks ready for the May 12 fishing opener, but we will have as many of them ready as possible." Photo: Denton Newman Jr. /
Will ice go out in time for fishing opener?
May 4, 2018 - 11:41am
March 22, 2018
Leech Lake band objects to sulfate standard elimination
March 22, 2018 - 4:33pm
March 20, 2018
Sailboats in winter storage line Walker Bay at the Shores of Leech Lake Resort in Walker. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Waiting for summer
March 20, 2018 - 10:00am
March 8, 2018
Examiner's office rules carbon monoxide poisoning in fish-house death
March 8, 2018 - 2:30am
March 3, 2018
The 21-year-old Bemidji man found dead Feb. 25 in a fish house on Leech Lake was identified as Samuel Schooley, the Cass County Sheriff's Office reported. Illustration
Authorities release name of man found dead in fish house
March 3, 2018 - 6:00am
March 2, 2018
Bemidji man found dead in fish house on Leech Lake
March 2, 2018 - 10:45am
March 15, 2017
Map of the recently-acquired land on Leech Lake in north-central Minnesota that was added to Chippewa National Forest on Monday, March, 13, 2017. Map courtesy The Trust For Public Land
Chippewa National Forest adds 40 acres on Leech Lake
March 15, 2017 - 5:28pm
March 10, 2017
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office and Cass Lake Fire Department hosted the 16th Annual Multi-Agency Ice Rescue Exercise held on Cass Lake on March 4, 2017. There were approximately 60 participants and over 15 agencies from across Minnesota represented. 23 participants took part in a class room training and practical exercise certifying them in Cold Water Rescue techniques and practices. Cass Co. Sheriff's Office photo.
Vehicles partially break through ice on Leech Lake
March 10, 2017 - 11:35am
February 24, 2017
Cass County: Warm weather leads to poor conditions on area lakes
February 24, 2017 - 12:02am
February 21, 2017
The Cass County (Minn.) Sheriff’s Office assisted with a full size pickup that dropped its front end into quickly eroding ice at the Walker City Park landing, a popular and heavily traveled landing on Leech Lake. The area has been barricaded and taped off. Submitted photo.
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
February 21, 2017 - 5:31pm