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2017-2018 Season DAtes and limits

Fishing Season Dates

Angling, Game Fish - (LLBO Member ONLY) - May 6, 2017 to March 31, 2018

Angling, Game Fish - May 13, 2017 to March 31, 2018

Angling, Non-game Fish - May 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018

Perch/Pan Fish - Continuous Season (No limits imposed)

Spearing, Game Fish - December 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018

Spearing, Non-game Fish - May 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018

Personal Gill Netting Lake Mouths(LLBO Members ONLY) - May 13, 2017 to March 31, 2018

Personal Gill Netting Stream (LLBO Members ONLY) - June 17, 2017 to March 31, 2018

Commercial Gill Netting (LLBO Members ONLY) - September 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018

Migratory Waterfowl

Ducks, Coots, Mergansers - September 16, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Daily bag limit: Ten (10) in any sex or combination with the exception of the following restrictions: Daily limit may not contain more than five (5) Pintails, five (5) Canvasbacks, & five (5) Blackducks.

Possession/Transportation limit: Twenty (20) in any sex or combination with the exception of the following restrictions - possession/transportation limit may not contain more than ten (10) Pintails, ten (10) Canvasbacks and ten (10) Blackducks.

Geese (for hunting over land or water) - September 2, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Daily bag limit: ten (10), all species, in any sex or combination.

Transportation limit: Twenty (20), all species, in any sex or combination.

Leech Lake Reservation Youth Waterfowl Hunting Day: Saturday, September 9, 2017

General Regulations for the taking of migratory waterfowl >

Hunting/Trapping

Big Game

White Tailed Deer, Bucks or Does - September 1, 2017 to December 21, 2017

One (1) Deer Tag Leech Lake Enrolled Band Members
One (1) Deer Tag Resident Non-band Members

Black Bear - September 1, 2017 to October 31, 2017

One (1) per permittee

Small Game

Rabbits & Squirrels - Continuous season - No limit

Ruffed Grouse, Woodcock, Common Snipe, Sora Rail - September 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Daily bag limit: Six (6)
Possession Limit: Twelve (12)

Trapping

Beaver - October 7, 2017 to May 13, 2018, No limit

Coyote - Continuous Season, No limit

Fox - October 7, 2017 to February 28, 2018, No limit

Mink/Muskrat - October 7, 2017 to February 28, 2018, No limit

Raccoon - October 7, 2017 to February 28, 2018, No limit

The furbearers listed below require LLR trappers to obtain state export tags from the DRM office in Cass Lake. There will be a three (3) day grace period for tagging furs after the end of the season date listed.

Bobcat - November 11, 2017 to January 31, 2018, Limit: Five (5)

Fisher - November 11, 2017 to January 31, 2018, Limit: Three (3)

Pine Marten - November 4, 2017 to January 31, 2018, Limit: One (1)

River Otter - October 7, 2017 to April 30, 2018, Limit: Five (5)

 

Canada Lynx - No season, Federally protected animal, please report sighting to Leech Lake DRM Biologists at (218) 335-7421

Contact Us

(218) 335-7400 or 1-800-442-3942 toll-free