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Leighton

Itasca County, MN
Itasca County, MN
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Leighton is located in Itasca County, Minnesota. This lake is 244 acres in size. It is approximately 63 feet deep at its deepest point. When fishing, anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish including Black Bullhead, Bluegill, Brown Bullhead, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Rock Bass, Walleye, Yellow Bullhead, Yellow Perch, Pumpkinseed and.
244 acres
LAKE SIZE
63 feet
MAX DEPTH
30 feet
AVG DEPTH
4.3 miles
SHORELINE
ACCESS
No ramp
FISH TO CATCH
Black Bullhead
Black Crappie
Bluegill
Brown Bullhead
Largemouth Bass
Northern Pike
Rock Bass
Walleye
Yellow Bullhead
Yellow Perch
Bowfin
Burbot
Cisco (Tullibee)
Hybrid Sunfish
Lake Whitefish
Pumpkinseed
White Sucker
NOTE: This list may not be all inclusive of all speices present in Leighton.
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HISTORY AND STATUS OF FISHERY

Leighton Lake, a 229 acre lake that lies between Cohasset and Remer, is in lake class 23. It is primarily known for producing walleye and northern pike. Natural reproduction and immigration from the Mississippi River are sustaining the gamefish populations.The walleye gill net catch rate (3.7/set) was within the expected range for this lake class. Walleye sampled in gill nets ranged from 14.7 to 24.2 inches and had a mean length of 20.2 inches. Grawth rates are near the expected range for all ages.The northern pike gill net catch rate (11.7/set) exceeds the expected range. They ranged from 11.2 to 29.0 inches and had a mean length of 18.1 inches.The largemouth bass gill net catch rate (2.5/set) was high, exceeding the expected range. (In contrast, the trap net catch rate was 0.4/set.) Largemouth bass are not typically sampled well in the assessment nets. The growth rate was near the expected range for all age classes.The bluegill trap net catch rate (7.7/set) was within the expected range. The trap net sampled bluegill ranged from 3.5 to 8.4 inches and had a mean length of 6.2/set.The yellow perch catch rate (4.8/set) was within the expected range. They had a mean length of 6.2 inches.Other species sampled include: black, brown and yellow bullhead, black crappie, bowfin, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass and tullibee (cisco).

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