Hayden Creek Pond

Flows into the Hayden Creek

  • Recommended Fishing Water
  • Family Fishing Water

Hayden Creek Pond in Lemhi County is 1.7 acres.

Here is a family friendly fishing area in the high desert along Hayden Creek. Anglers will find ample bank fishing opportunities and a dock for anglers with limited mobility.

Facilities

Motor Restriction
No
Boat Ramp
No
Dock
Yes
Toilet
Handicap Accessible
Campground
No
ADA Access
Handicap Accessible

Directions

From Salmon, take State Hwy 28 south 24 miles. From the south, the turnoff is approximately 1 mile north of the town of Lemhi. From either direction, turn west on Hayden Creek Rd (Forest Service Rd 008). The pond is about 3 miles off of Hwy 28 on the left side of the road and across the pedestrian bridge.

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size
2022/09/09 Rainbow Trout 240 Greater than 6 inches
2022/08/31 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2022/06/08 Rainbow Trout 516 Greater than 6 inches
2022/05/18 Rainbow Trout 488 Greater than 6 inches
2022/05/05 Rainbow Trout 558 Greater than 6 inches
2022/04/29 Rainbow Trout 652 Greater than 6 inches
2022/04/20 Rainbow Trout 615 Greater than 6 inches
2022/04/01 Rainbow Trout 666 Greater than 6 inches
2021/12/01 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2021/11/16 Rainbow Trout 141 Adults
2021/11/05 Rainbow Trout 150 Greater than 6 inches
2021/10/22 Rainbow Trout 602 Greater than 6 inches
2021/09/24 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/08/19 Rainbow Trout 802 Greater than 6 inches
2021/08/09 Spring-Summer Chinook 61 Greater than 6 inches
2021/07/28 Spring-Summer Chinook 75 Adults
2021/07/14 Rainbow Trout 762 Greater than 6 inches
2021/06/21 Rainbow Trout 69 Adults
2021/06/09 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/26 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/05/06 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2021/04/21 Rainbow Trout 1,200 Greater than 6 inches
2020/11/16 Rainbow Trout 121 Adults
2020/11/02 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2020/10/06 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
2020/09/09 Rainbow Trout 1,336 Greater than 6 inches
2020/08/19 Rainbow Trout 810 Greater than 6 inches
2020/07/24 Rainbow Trout 501 Greater than 6 inches
2020/07/17 Rainbow Trout 206 Adults
2020/07/09 Rainbow Trout 615 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/25 Rainbow Trout 503 Greater than 6 inches
2020/06/15 Rainbow Trout 253 Adults
2020/06/09 Rainbow Trout 508 Greater than 6 inches
2020/05/19 Rainbow Trout 532 Greater than 6 inches
2020/05/12 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/30 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/16 Rainbow Trout 605 Greater than 6 inches
2020/04/08 Rainbow Trout 768 Greater than 6 inches
2019/11/05 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2019/09/20 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults
2019/09/10 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2019/08/26 Rainbow Trout 964 Greater than 6 inches
2019/08/02 Rainbow Trout 80 Adults
2019/07/25 Rainbow Trout 502 Greater than 6 inches
2019/07/10 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/21 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2019/06/07 Rainbow Trout 502 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/21 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2019/05/15 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2019/04/18 Rainbow Trout 501 Greater than 6 inches
2019/04/09 Rainbow Trout 280 Adults
2019/04/04 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
2019/04/03 Rainbow Trout 230 Adults
2019/03/06 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2018/11/08 Rainbow Trout 55 Adults
2018/11/06 Rainbow Trout 140 Adults
2018/11/01 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2018/10/04 Rainbow Trout 577 Greater than 6 inches
2018/09/11 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
2018/08/27 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
2018/07/30 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2018/07/16 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/20 Rainbow Trout 498 Greater than 6 inches
2018/06/08 Rainbow Trout 502 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/24 Rainbow Trout 504 Greater than 6 inches
2018/05/11 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
2018/04/26 Rainbow Trout 623 Greater than 6 inches
2018/04/12 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2018/03/08 Rainbow Trout 651 Greater than 6 inches
2017/11/14 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
2017/09/11 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
2017/08/17 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
2017/07/17 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2017/07/03 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/19 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2017/06/05 Rainbow Trout 305 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/23 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2017/05/03 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
2017/04/26 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults
2017/04/20 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2017/04/06 Rainbow Trout 301 Greater than 6 inches
2017/02/21 Rainbow Trout 399 Adults
2016/11/09 Rainbow Trout 297 Adults
2016/10/19 Rainbow Trout 325 Adults
2016/10/13 Rainbow Trout 524 Greater than 6 inches
2016/10/03 Rainbow Trout 150 Adults
2016/09/01 Rainbow Trout 466 Greater than 6 inches
2016/08/15 Rainbow Trout 611 Greater than 6 inches
2016/07/14 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
2016/06/10 Rainbow Trout 605 Greater than 6 inches
2016/05/11 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
2016/04/20 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2016/02/17 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2015/11/10 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
2015/09/03 Rainbow Trout 604 Greater than 6 inches
2015/08/12 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/30 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2015/06/11 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
2015/05/14 Rainbow Trout 444 Greater than 6 inches
2015/02/19 Rainbow Trout 1,056 Greater than 6 inches
2014/11/10 Rainbow Trout 612 Greater than 6 inches
2014/09/11 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2014/08/14 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2014/07/17 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
2014/06/10 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
2014/05/21 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
2014/04/23 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
2014/02/26 Rainbow Trout 444 Greater than 6 inches
2013/11/04 Rainbow Trout 603 Greater than 6 inches
2013/09/20 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
2013/08/16 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
2013/07/10 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
2013/06/06 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2013/05/21 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
2013/04/25 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2013/02/22 Rainbow Trout 301 Greater than 6 inches
2012/08/16 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2012/06/06 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
2012/05/16 Rainbow Trout 607 Greater than 6 inches
2012/04/13 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
2012/02/17 Rainbow Trout 301 Greater than 6 inches
2011/11/08 Rainbow Trout 713 Greater than 6 inches
2011/09/08 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
2011/06/09 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
2011/05/11 Rainbow Trout 602 Greater than 6 inches
2011/04/28 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
2011/03/23 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
2010/11/19 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
2010/09/03 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
2010/08/04 Rainbow Trout 602 Greater than 6 inches
2010/06/09 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
2010/05/20 Rainbow Trout 608 Greater than 6 inches
2010/04/20 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
2010/02/25 Rainbow Trout 296 Greater than 6 inches
2009/11/17 Rainbow Trout 605 Greater than 6 inches
2009/09/04 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2009/08/11 Rainbow Trout 564 Greater than 6 inches
2009/07/09 Rainbow Trout 603 Greater than 6 inches
2009/06/09 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
2009/05/19 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2009/04/24 Rainbow Trout 1,168 Greater than 6 inches
2009/03/24 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2008/11/13 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2008/10/27 Rainbow Trout 308 Greater than 6 inches
2008/09/29 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2008/08/07 Rainbow Trout 294 Greater than 6 inches
2008/07/22 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2008/06/03 Rainbow Trout 298 Greater than 6 inches
2008/05/12 Rainbow Trout 294 Greater than 6 inches
2008/04/10 Rainbow Trout 325 Greater than 6 inches
2008/03/05 Rainbow Trout 335 Greater than 6 inches
2007/11/05 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2007/09/14 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2007/08/22 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2007/08/14 Rainbow Trout 598 Greater than 6 inches
2007/07/17 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
2007/06/07 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2007/05/14 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2007/03/26 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2006/11/28 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2006/09/19 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
2006/08/17 Rainbow Trout 324 Greater than 6 inches
2006/08/15 Rainbow Trout 1,008 Greater than 6 inches
2006/07/13 Rainbow Trout 298 Greater than 6 inches
2006/06/08 Rainbow Trout 308 Greater than 6 inches
2006/05/18 Rainbow Trout 336 Greater than 6 inches
2006/05/10 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
2006/03/23 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
2005/12/15 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2005/09/26 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2005/08/25 Rainbow Trout 756 Greater than 6 inches
2005/08/11 Rainbow Trout 540 Greater than 6 inches
2005/07/11 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2005/06/09 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2005/05/17 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2005/04/29 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2005/03/01 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2004/12/02 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2004/09/24 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
2004/09/10 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2004/08/19 Rainbow Trout 312 Greater than 6 inches
2004/07/15 Rainbow Trout 209 Greater than 6 inches
2004/06/28 Rainbow Trout 472 Greater than 6 inches
2004/06/10 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2004/05/20 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2004/04/22 Rainbow Trout 323 Greater than 6 inches
2004/02/27 Rainbow Trout 207 Adults
2003/12/01 Rainbow Trout 145 Greater than 6 inches
2003/08/14 Rainbow Trout 297 Greater than 6 inches
2003/07/14 Rainbow Trout 780 Greater than 6 inches
2003/06/16 Rainbow Trout 1,320 Greater than 6 inches
2003/04/28 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2003/03/18 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2002/11/15 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
2002/11/13 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
2002/10/03 Rainbow Trout 315 Greater than 6 inches
2002/08/16 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2002/07/05 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2002/05/13 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2001/09/11 Rainbow Trout 7,350 Greater than 6 inches
2001/08/20 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
2001/07/23 Rainbow Trout 338 Greater than 6 inches
2001/06/08 Rainbow Trout 299 Greater than 6 inches
2001/05/08 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
2001/04/25 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
1999/06/03 Steelhead 1,600 Greater than 6 inches
1998/05/19 Steelhead 662 Greater than 6 inches
1996/08/06 Rainbow Trout 425 Greater than 6 inches
1996/07/09 Rainbow Trout 420 Greater than 6 inches
1996/06/07 Rainbow Trout 440 Greater than 6 inches
1996/05/16 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
1995/11/06 Rainbow Trout 578 Greater than 6 inches
1995/08/07 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
1995/07/06 Rainbow Trout 403 Greater than 6 inches
1995/06/05 Rainbow Trout 401 Greater than 6 inches
1995/04/19 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
1994/10/05 Rainbow Trout 120 Adults
1994/08/13 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
1994/07/11 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
1994/06/16 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
1994/06/15 Largemouth Bass 11 Less than 6 inches
1994/04/21 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
1994/03/28 Bluegill 297 Less than 6 inches
1994/03/28 Largemouth Bass 36 Greater than 6 inches
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

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Fishing Rules, 2022 - 2024

All Waters Open All Year

Except as modified in Special Rules
Fishing is not allowed within the posted upstream and downstream boundary of any fish weir or trap.

Daily Bag Limits

The following daily bag limits apply to all waters within each region except as modified in the Special Rules. The possession limit is 3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season.

Special Rules

No Special Rules for Hayden Creek Pond.
Salmon Region Bag Limits
Bass (Largemouth and Smallmouth)

  • No bag, size or possession limits

Brook Trout

  • Brook Trout limit is 25
  • Harvest allowed during any open season unless otherwise noted under Special Rules - if gear or bait restrictions are listed, they must be followed when fishing for Brook Trout

Bull Trout

  • Bull trout limit is 0, catch-and-release

Kokanee

  • Kokanee limit is 25

Salmon

  • Spring and summer Chinook Salmon seasons and limits are set by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission and issued in separate brochures
  • Seasons and limits for fall Chinook Salmon and Coho Salmon can be found here
  • Sockeye Salmon limit is 0 and fishing for or targeting Sockeye Salmon is illegal
  • Fishing for or targeting salmon is prohibited unless a salmon season is specifically opened for that water

Steelhead (ocean-going)

  • Defined as Rainbow Trout longer than twenty (20) inches in length in the Salmon River drainage (excluding the Lemhi and Pahsimeroi rivers, lakes and reservoirs, and ponds)
  • Fishing for or targeting steelhead is prohibited unless a steelhead season is specifically opened for that water (see fishing regulationsfor details)

Sturgeon

  • Sturgeon limit is 0, catch-and-release
  • Sturgeon must not be removed from the water and must be released upon landing
  • Barbless hooks required
  • Use of a sliding swivel device to secure a weight, and a lighter test line to secure weight to sliding swivel device is required. See fishing regulations

Tiger Muskie

  • Tiger Muskie limit is 2, none under 40 inches

Trout includes Lake Trout, Golden Trout, Arctic Grayling, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout, Sunapee Trout and trout hybrids (e.g. Tiger Trout)

  • Trout limit is 6, all species combined
  • Chinook Salmon and steelhead placed in ponds are counted in the trout bag limit
  • Does not include Bull Trout and Brook Trout which are listed separately

Whitefish

  • Whitefish limit is 25
  • Harvest allowed during any open season unless otherwise noted under Special Rules - if gear or bait restrictions are listed, they must be followed when fishing for whitefish

Protected Nongame Fish including Pacific Lamprey

  • May not be harvested or possessed

All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish

  • No bag, size or possession limit
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