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Hayden Fishing Reports

Posted: 1/6/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/31/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I fished with Brian (Brisco) on his new 21' Hewes Searunner with hardtop and diesel heater on the last day of 2018. What a great day to be out catching kokanee! We got started around 7:30 and my lea...
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Posted: 6/18/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Hayden Lake for Kokanee early Sunday morning, only fished till 10am, tried to get off the water before all the goonies came out but didn't quite make it. Managed to catch 4 decent 12"ers and pu...
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Posted: 4/23/2018
Species: Crappie
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/22/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Started Sunday morning targeting kokanee, fished for about 5 hours with only one fish caught and 4 other hookups. Didn't hardly even graph any?? Maybe the wind Saturday goofed their metabolism up?? An...
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Posted: 4/17/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/15/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Put in at Honeysuckle Launch around 11:30 am, as soon as we hit 100' depth we started dropping lines in the water. Trolled towards Berven Bay and along the north shore towards English Point. As time w...
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Posted: 4/13/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/10/2018
Hot Spots: 1
I got to Honeysuckle launch with my boys at 1pm and we were fishing 20 minutes later. We ran 3 poles on the downriggers and one pole straight off the back with 3/4 oz weight and 130 ft set back. The ...
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Posted: 4/12/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/9/2018
Hot Spots: 0
My son and I went out Monday after leaving work early for being the last day seeing my son for a few months. He and I got a dozen 12inch kokanee using cha cha rigs and wedding rings with maggots. had...
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Posted: 3/31/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/31/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Got the Lund Rebel out for the first time this year. Gave a shot at Kokanee, only got one in the boat. Graphed fish from 80' to the surface. From what I saw fishing was slow for everyone out. Used st...
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By: tyjo
Posted: 9/26/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
First time reporting in this site. I fish Hayden frequently and 2017 has been an exceptional year. Hard to beat 2016 as the fish seem to be much more finicky about the tackle. My most recent outin...
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By: tyjo
Posted: 9/26/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/26/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Started fishing a little after daylight. Picked up our 30 kokes by 10:30. Took a bit to find them but when we did hoochies won the day. Both pink and orange cotton candy rmt signature squids short lea...
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Posted: 8/10/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/9/2017
Hot Spots: 1
My wife and I put the boat in the water at about 1:30 at the Honey Suckle launch. We headed out into the lake and had 3 lines in the water a short time later. I ran two lines on the downrigger with si...
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Posted: 8/2/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/2/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I arrived at the docks at Honey Suckle boat launch at 9:15 with my two sons ages 7 and 8 and we were trolling with 4 lines in the water by 9:30 or so. I had two poles on downriggers with pink hoochies...
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By: manukabay
Posted: 7/11/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/10/2017
Hot Spots: 0
This was my first visit to Hayden Lake since my last report. Fishing on this lake, for me at least, has not improved, in fact it was the toughest day I've ever had out there. Got on the water abou...
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By: manukabay
Posted: 6/12/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/11/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Last year, Hayden Lake was just on fire. Limits most every time I went out, taking me 5-6 hours typically to finish. But man, this year I'm struggling. On the water yesterday from 8:30am to 4:30pm ...
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Posted: 6/10/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Spent a great but windy day yesterday trolling for Kokanee on Hayden Lake with Scott Shimabucu. Got blown off the lake about noon with 5 nice Kokanee in my cooler. One of them had at least 5 pink corn...
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Posted: 5/14/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/13/2017
Hot Spots: 0
My wife and daughter went to Portland to meet up with her other daughter for a Mom's weekend out. That left me home looking at a rainy, windy unsettled weather forecast trying to figure out when I mi...
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By: mabee
Posted: 5/9/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Slow day today boated 25 kokes in the 13" range and one 20" Rainbow ( great fight on the light gear). Real slow morning boated most of the fish after 2:30 0n the North end of the lake in 50 - 80 feet ...
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Posted: 5/7/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/7/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Launched from Honeysuckle with a stiff southerly breeze to nudge us along as we immediately began trolling north. Within a few minutes had a double on, which I converted, and then had several more bit...
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Posted: 4/20/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/19/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I had a little bit of spare time so I went back out to Hayden to try for some more Kokanee. I got to the launch at noon and I wasn't the only person with fishing on the mind as the parking lot at Hone...
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By: mabee
Posted: 4/16/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/16/2017
Hot Spots: 0
A nice sunny day on the lake today a few clouds and a little wind...... ohh and the fishing was great !,,, boated 59 kokes.. two under 10 " went back for another day....... we fished 75' behind th...
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Posted: 4/11/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/11/2017
Hot Spots: 1
The sun was shining so I took advantage of the nice weather and went out to Hayden today for some more kokanee. We had lines in the water by 12:30 and were running pink hoochies tipped with live maggo...
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By: mabee
Posted: 4/5/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/5/2017
Hot Spots: 0
First time ever fishing Hayden lake. Launched just after 8am four of us had our lines in the water by about 8:30 , boated the first two fish within minutes.( wow these are nice fish this is going t...
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By: HookdUp
Posted: 4/2/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/1/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Ramp is flooded and it is not easy to launch without help. The water is only about 39 degrees on the surface. The fishing was consistent and I was fortunate enough to find fish and continually hit 2...
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By: Conradlam
Posted: 4/1/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/1/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Got on the water early after reading the latest reports. We headed up lake from the Honeysuckle launch. This launch is under water with all the recent rains and snow melt. Come prepared with 14" boots...
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Posted: 3/28/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/27/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Started trolling up the lake from Honeysuckle at 10:30. We had 4 lines in the water, 2 on the downriggers and two surface lines 100ft out the back of the boat. All lines had dodgers or blades with hoo...
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Posted: 3/26/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/26/2017
Hot Spots: 0
We went out to Hayden Lake for the fist time this year after seeing the ice was off the lake earlier this week. Had lines in the water at 3pm and trolled straight up the lake from Honeysuckle boat lau...
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