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Boat Rentals

Leech lake Boat Rentals

We are proud to offer Leech Lake Boat Rentals at Trapper’s Landing Lodge for onsite Guests and the Public at some of the Best Boats & Rates on Leech Lake!
The rental fleet will allow guests and visitors the opportunity to experience the best Boating, Fishing, and Waterfowl Hunting that Leech Lake has to offer. Our brand new 24’ Premier Horizon Tritoons will be great for the entire family to enjoy for pleasuring boating, fishing, or exploring Leech.  The New Lund 1875 Crossovers are a great Family Fishing boat that can be used for recreational use as well as fishing – they equipped with today’s top electronics!

Leech Lake Boat Rentals from Trapper’s Landing Lodge.
Best Fleet and Rental Prices on Leech Lake.

BOOK ONLINE or CALL US today (218) 836-2500

One Day Rentals Are Available Anywhere!

Check-In / Check-Out

Boat Rental Start Times will begin at 9 AM for the Lund fishing boats and 10 AM for Pontoon rentals 
We want to make sure you are comfortable running your fish house before we leave you, please let us know when you plan to arrive so we can stagger check-in times.

Boat Rental Return is 7 PM for the Lund fishing boats and 8 PM for the Pontoon Rental
Our Return rental times are based seasonally on returning when there is still enough light for our staff to properly inspect each rental return. Summertime rental (Memorial Day- Labor Day) is 8 PM. Spring and Fall Rental return will be posted at Marina and explained upon check out with our staff.

Resort Amenities

Memorial Day – Labor Day

• The Marina is open daily from 8am – 8pm
• Fish cleaning is available in the Marina
• Bait is available for purchase on-site.
• The Merit Restaurant is open Thursday – Sunday 11am – 9pm
• Lodge store is open Sunday-Thursday: 9am – 6pm, Friday and Saturday: 9am – 8pm

What is included with your Boat Rental?

  • All required adult life jackets and throwable boat cushion (please inquire with marina staff for children’s size life vests which are free to check out)
  • Use of Reeds Pro Shop gear, which must be reserved in advance, includes: Rods/Reel Combos, Nets, Yeti Coolers, Engall Bait Coolers, Wake Boards, Water Skis, and Tubes
  • Instruction on how to use the boat and electronics
  • Basic fishing instruction and fishing locations
  • Your Boat starts with a full tank of gas but you are responsible for the gas you use. Gas will be charged at the end of the boat rental.


Recommended Items to Bring

  • Fishing License if you are going to go fishing (Can be purchased online or at Reeds in Walker)
  • Dress for the occasion, temps out on the water may feel 10 degrees cooler
  • Bait and Tackle- We have bait available for purchase at the marina
  • Food and Drink- We will have food and drink available in the lodge for purchase
  • Rain Gear- Reeds Sporting Goods is a good place to purchase if you did not bring any
  • Towels in case you want to stop by one of the many beaches on Leech Lake
  • Sunblock and Sunglasses


Book Online or Call us at 218-836-2500!

Boat Rental FAQ

Yes, you will be responsible for any damages to the rental watercraft. Smaller damages, under $1,000 will be handled in house and will be charged out as a time and material. If you have large damages where our marina staff cannot fix it, we will find a certified marine dealer to make the repair and you will be billed accordingly.

Yes, dogs are welcome on the boats. We ask that all dogs stay on the floor and that you clean up after your pet. You are responsible for any damages that your dog may cause.

Yes, you are able to tube, ski and wakeboard on the lake. Most of our pontoons and boats are able to pull towables. Please ask our marina staff for good areas to participate in those activities.

There is a good number of public beaches on the lake that you can explore. Our Marina staff would be happy to show you on a map where those beaches are located.

No, we charge for the use of the boat, the gear is free to use while staying on site or renting the boat.

You can get a DWI while driving a boat in Minnesota. We ask that the driver refrains from drinking while driving our rentals. If you do choose to drink please drink responsibly.

All of our rentals start with a full tank of gas. You are responsible for the gas you use while you are using the rental. At the end of the rental one of our marina staff will fill the boat and you will pay for the total gas used.

We do not cancel or refund boat rentals for a regular rain shower. If the winds are too dangerous or there is severe weather, we will reschedule your boat rental or give credit towards future boat rental.

We do our best to warn you of incoming weather, if you miss that text message or get caught, it’s best to find the closest marina or shoreline and wait out the storm there. We suggest that you do not try to fight the weather back to the resort. Make sure you carry a cell phone to check the weather and to communicate with the resort your needs.

In the state of Minnesota if you are under the age of 16 you can fish for free.

Yes, you will need to purchase a Minnesota Fishing License.

No Bait is not included with your boat rental. You can purchase bait at our Marina

We do offer fish cleaning when we have someone available, we ask that if you do have fish to clean that you are patient for timing. We may have a lot of boat rentals returning and guests to help and will get to your fish as soon as we can. If we do not have the availability to clean your fish, we do have a fish cleaning station stocked with filet knives and bags to clean your catch.

No, you do not have to return the boat each day at the check-in time. We do ask that your last day of the rental that you are on time for check-in.

We do not allow the boat to be trailered to other lakes or accesses around the lake

We are not exclusive to our guests on site, the public is welcome to rent our boats

Yes you can drive the boat to where you are staying and keep it docked at that location

We do not do half day rentals

Yes, all of our boats are equipped with Fish locator/ GPS Combos.

Yes, our marina staff will mark some spots on the GPS where to go and what to use to hopefully catch some fish.