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Dick Sternberg of the Leech Lake Fishing Task Force tells a Walker audience at a community gathering Monday night that the task force is recommending the continued stocking in Leech Lake of 7.5 million walleye fry to maintain the lake's recovery as a premier walleye fishery. Pioneer Photo/Brad Swenson

Leech Lake hopes to keep walleye fishery strong

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WALKER -- Leech Lake's walleye fishing continues to improve, and community leaders want it to stay that way by stocking 7.5 million walleye fry annually.


"We feel that at least 7.5 million fry stocked a year will quantify reproduction" of naturally occurring walleye, Dick Sternberg, a fish biologist, said during a community forum in Walker on Monday night.

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