Fishing at New Leech Lake Campground
New Leech Lake Campground is located on Portage Bay, on the north side of Leech Lake. Portage Lake is just 5 miles away. A Lake Winnie access is 7 miles away to the north. Cass Lake is 19 miles away to the northwest. Check out the links to these area lakes under the ‘Fishing’ button above.
New Leech Lake Campground has an easy access boat launch ramp and a harbor updated with a floating dock system. Remember to bring your own boat ties and bumpers and you will be set.
Ice fishing in the winter on Leech Lake can start as early as December and continue thru March. Bring your snowmobiles, 4-wheeler and a portable fish house and you can enjoy your fishing here year round.
Don’s Portage Bay Muskie Clasic
August 12 & 13 are the dates for this year’s Muskie Tournament. Each year New Leech Campground & Resort holds/hosts a Muskie Tournament through our Campground / Resort called DON’S PORTAGE BAY MUSKIE CLASSIC. We average about 70 contestants. The muskie tournament is a total release tournament.
We have 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place for Muskie and 1st Place for Northern and for anyone who catches a Muskie above 40″ gets to put their name in to “Don’s Lucky Draw” for $1,000! One chance per person. Our muskie tournament is held only within Portage Bay of Leech Lake. Don’s Portage Bay Muskie Classic is ALWAYS the second Saturday & Sunday of August each year. Click Here for registration form and prize breakdown.