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Ice Fishing Leech Lake

Our Ice Road is Closed for the Season, Thank You for Coming to Enjoy Leech Lake!

Book Your Reservations for 2025 Ice Trips!

We are proud to have the best ice fishing experience that Leech Lake has to offer. Our 10′ x 22′ luxury ice houses provide our guests with all the comfort and amenities of Trappers Landing Lodge, plus the added excitement of staying on the ice all night. All ice houses come stocked with gear including an Ion Ice Auger, Fenwick Rods, an Aqua Vu underwater camera and a Vexilar Flasher 

Ice House Rentals Available
Leech Lake Ice House Rentals from Reeds & Trapper’s Landing Lodge.
Best Rental Prices on Leech Lake.
All Houses Come Equipped with a Flasher, Underwater Camera, & Fenwick Rods.
minimum stay applies.

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


Check In / Check Out

Check In Times will begin 2pm.
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.

Check Out Time is 10AM.
Our lodge is open Wednesday-Thursday: 9am – 5pm & Friday-Saturday: 9am – 8pm. Please let us know if you need to arrange a special checkout time.

Resort Amenities

• Fish cleaning is available in the Marina
• Bait is available for purchase on site.
• Dogs are welcome for a one-time $30 fee
• The Merit Restaurant is open Thursday-Friday: 4pm – 9pm & Saturday 11am – 9pm.
• Lodge store is open Wednesday-Thursday: 9am – 5pm & Friday-Saturday: 9am – 8pm.

What’s Included in your Fish House Rental

• Two 40” TV, Radio with DVD player & USB connection.
• Auxiliary ports are located throughout the fish house.
• 4 Beds for sleeping (some are pullouts)
• Two stove top burners and oven (small)
• 8 ice fishing holes
• Lake Map
• Rattle wheels with line and ready to fish
• Garbage can, broom and liners
• Ice scoop, fish measuring stick, all the gear Vexilar FL-8, Fenwick Rods, Underwater Camera,  Flasher, Rattle Wheels preset to depth & a Berkley Bucket.
• Batteries

What you need to Bring

• Generators and Gas are Recommended. You can rent Generators from Trappers for $50 per day + fuel.
• Bedding & Pillows (bedding not included)
• Cooking gear (pots, pans, cooking and eating utensils)
• Water for drinking & cooking (running water not included)
• Personal Fishing Gear we have bait on-site to purchase.
• Cell Phone Charger or other electronics you need.
• Portable Restrooms are located on the shore at Trapper’s Landing Lodge.
• Please bring all your personal care items.
• Fishing License – please buy your fishing license online or at Reeds in Walker.

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

(218) 836-2500

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Trappers Ice & Fishing Reports

January 17, 2024 LEECH LAKE ICE REPORT

January 15, 2024 Leech Lake Fishing Report

January 10, 2024 Leech Lake Fishing Report

January 7, 2024 Leech Lake Ice Report

Ice House FAQ

Dogs are Welcome in all our fish houses for a $30 one-time fee. Some of our on-shore rentals are also dog-friendly, please call ahead to make sure you’re unit is dog-friendly.

There is no discount if you provide your own gear. Our pricing is based on just the rental house, the gear is yours to use free while you are staying with us.

All houses come equipped with a cooktop, at a minimum. Please bring cooking equipment and utensils as well as eating utensils.

The Merit is open Thursday-Friday: 4pm – 9pm & Saturday 11am – 9pm for dine in and take out. Call 218-836-2062 to place your order.

We have off-sale beer & breakfast items like eggs, milk & bread plus other convenience items for sale in the lodge.

The Lodge Store Hours are: Monday-Thursday: 9am – 5pm, Friday and Saturday: 9am – 6pm and Sunday 9am – 1pm

Ice Road access is $20 per day or $50 per weekend. Seasonal passes are $200. Day & yearly passes can be purchased in our lodge or if you are heading out after 7pm please use our self-issue station located in front of our lodge.

We have premade cutouts for all of our ice road guests. If you would like a different cutout or if you would like to have a group cutout, please call our lodge at 218-836-2500 and we will help you schedule that. There are additional charges for custom cutouts.

If you need any ice road assistance please call the Ice Crew at 218-836-2500

We have south lot storage for fish houses available for $1 a day. Please make sure you check in at the lodge to verify availability. We are not responsible for break-ins or vandalism so please lock your house.

The Ice Crew will escort you out to your Ice house initially to show you how to get to your ice house. A map to your house will be provided at check-in.

Yes, you can drive out on the lake. We will have roads plowed and marked for you to follow.

We will try to show you as much as we can without sitting out there with you. When you get dropped off in your ice house rental someone will be there to give you a quick tutorial.

Rainbow and shiner minnows are the preferred minnows for most anglers fishing out of hard sided ice houses. We sell bait on site and limited tackle.

You will need to provide all your own tackle/bait in the ice houses. We only will have the rattle wheels and Fenwick rods/reel for you. Bait is available for sale as well as limited tackle.

Most of our ice houses are set up for Walleye. We do however frequently catch perch and northern pike.

We provide all the garbage pickup for the rental houses. If you are not a guest we do have areas to dump your garbage for a small fee. Please stop by the office for those locations.

There is no age limit on ice fishing. It’s all on how comfortable you are bringing your kids on the ice. Everyone 16 and older must have a MN fishing license

Check in times will be after 2pm. A designated time will be provided to you so that we have time to give you a proper fish house tutorial.
Check out time is by 10:00 am. Our lodge hours are Wednesday-Thursday: 9am – 5pm & Friday-Saturday: 9am – 8pm. Sunday checkouts will be arranged during your check in.
If you are traveling up and will be earlier we make every accommodation possible to fit you into your Ice house early. Always give us a call and we will see if we can accommodate an early check in.