Hayden Creek Pond

Tributary of Hayden Creek

  • Recommended Fishing Water
  • Family Fishing Water

Hayden Creek Pond in Lemhi County is 3.3 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
11/8/2018 Rainbow Trout 55 Adults
11/6/2018 Rainbow Trout 140 Adults
11/1/2018 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
10/4/2018 Rainbow Trout 577 Greater than 6 inches
9/11/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
8/27/2018 Rainbow Trout 800 Greater than 6 inches
7/30/2018 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
7/16/2018 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
6/20/2018 Rainbow Trout 498 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2018 Rainbow Trout 502 Greater than 6 inches
5/24/2018 Rainbow Trout 504 Greater than 6 inches
5/11/2018 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
4/26/2018 Rainbow Trout 623 Greater than 6 inches
4/12/2018 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
3/8/2018 Rainbow Trout 651 Greater than 6 inches
11/14/2017 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
9/11/2017 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
8/17/2017 Rainbow Trout 750 Greater than 6 inches
7/17/2017 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
7/3/2017 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
6/19/2017 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/2017 Rainbow Trout 305 Greater than 6 inches
5/23/2017 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
5/3/2017 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
4/26/2017 Rainbow Trout 100 Adults
4/20/2017 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
4/6/2017 Rainbow Trout 301 Greater than 6 inches
2/21/2017 Rainbow Trout 399 Adults
11/9/2016 Rainbow Trout 297 Adults
10/19/2016 Rainbow Trout 325 Adults
10/13/2016 Rainbow Trout 524 Greater than 6 inches
10/3/2016 Rainbow Trout 150 Adults
9/1/2016 Rainbow Trout 466 Greater than 6 inches
8/15/2016 Rainbow Trout 611 Greater than 6 inches
7/14/2016 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
6/10/2016 Rainbow Trout 605 Greater than 6 inches
5/11/2016 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
4/20/2016 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2/17/2016 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
11/10/2015 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
9/3/2015 Rainbow Trout 604 Greater than 6 inches
8/12/2015 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
6/30/2015 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
6/11/2015 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
5/14/2015 Rainbow Trout 444 Greater than 6 inches
2/19/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,056 Greater than 6 inches
11/10/2014 Rainbow Trout 612 Greater than 6 inches
9/11/2014 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
8/14/2014 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
7/17/2014 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
6/10/2014 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2014 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
4/23/2014 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
2/26/2014 Rainbow Trout 444 Greater than 6 inches
11/4/2013 Rainbow Trout 603 Greater than 6 inches
9/20/2013 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
8/16/2013 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
7/10/2013 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/2013 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
5/21/2013 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
4/25/2013 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
2/22/2013 Rainbow Trout 301 Greater than 6 inches
8/16/2012 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
6/6/2012 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
5/16/2012 Rainbow Trout 607 Greater than 6 inches
4/13/2012 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
2/17/2012 Rainbow Trout 301 Greater than 6 inches
11/8/2011 Rainbow Trout 713 Greater than 6 inches
9/8/2011 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/2011 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
5/11/2011 Rainbow Trout 602 Greater than 6 inches
4/28/2011 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
3/23/2011 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches
11/19/2010 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches
9/3/2010 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
8/4/2010 Rainbow Trout 602 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/2010 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/2010 Rainbow Trout 608 Greater than 6 inches
4/20/2010 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches
2/25/2010 Rainbow Trout 296 Greater than 6 inches
11/17/2009 Rainbow Trout 605 Greater than 6 inches
9/4/2009 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
8/11/2009 Rainbow Trout 564 Greater than 6 inches
7/9/2009 Rainbow Trout 603 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/2009 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/2009 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
4/24/2009 Rainbow Trout 1,168 Greater than 6 inches
3/24/2009 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
11/13/2008 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
10/27/2008 Rainbow Trout 308 Greater than 6 inches
9/29/2008 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
8/7/2008 Rainbow Trout 294 Greater than 6 inches
7/22/2008 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
6/3/2008 Rainbow Trout 298 Greater than 6 inches
5/12/2008 Rainbow Trout 294 Greater than 6 inches
4/10/2008 Rainbow Trout 325 Greater than 6 inches
3/5/2008 Rainbow Trout 335 Greater than 6 inches
11/5/2007 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
9/14/2007 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches
8/22/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
8/14/2007 Rainbow Trout 598 Greater than 6 inches
7/17/2007 Rainbow Trout 1,000 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/2007 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
5/14/2007 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
3/26/2007 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
11/28/2006 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
9/19/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
8/17/2006 Rainbow Trout 324 Greater than 6 inches
8/15/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,008 Greater than 6 inches
7/13/2006 Rainbow Trout 298 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2006 Rainbow Trout 308 Greater than 6 inches
5/18/2006 Rainbow Trout 336 Greater than 6 inches
5/10/2006 Rainbow Trout 1,500 Greater than 6 inches
3/23/2006 Rainbow Trout 450 Greater than 6 inches
12/15/2005 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
9/26/2005 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
8/25/2005 Rainbow Trout 756 Greater than 6 inches
8/11/2005 Rainbow Trout 540 Greater than 6 inches
7/11/2005 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
6/9/2005 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
5/17/2005 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
4/29/2005 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
3/1/2005 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
12/2/2004 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
9/24/2004 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
9/10/2004 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
8/19/2004 Rainbow Trout 312 Greater than 6 inches
7/15/2004 Rainbow Trout 209 Greater than 6 inches
6/28/2004 Rainbow Trout 472 Greater than 6 inches
6/10/2004 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
5/20/2004 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
4/22/2004 Rainbow Trout 323 Greater than 6 inches
2/27/2004 Rainbow Trout 207 Adults
12/1/2003 Rainbow Trout 145 Greater than 6 inches
8/14/2003 Rainbow Trout 297 Greater than 6 inches
7/14/2003 Rainbow Trout 780 Greater than 6 inches
6/16/2003 Rainbow Trout 1,320 Greater than 6 inches
4/28/2003 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
3/18/2003 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
11/15/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
11/13/2002 Rainbow Trout 1,020 Greater than 6 inches
10/3/2002 Rainbow Trout 315 Greater than 6 inches
8/16/2002 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
7/5/2002 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
5/13/2002 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
9/11/2001 Rainbow Trout 7,350 Greater than 6 inches
8/20/2001 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
7/23/2001 Rainbow Trout 338 Greater than 6 inches
6/8/2001 Rainbow Trout 299 Greater than 6 inches
5/8/2001 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches
4/25/2001 Rainbow Trout 300 Greater than 6 inches
6/3/1999 Steelhead 1,600 Greater than 6 inches
5/19/1998 Steelhead 662 Greater than 6 inches
8/6/1996 Rainbow Trout 425 Greater than 6 inches
7/9/1996 Rainbow Trout 420 Greater than 6 inches
6/7/1996 Rainbow Trout 440 Greater than 6 inches
5/16/1996 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
11/6/1995 Rainbow Trout 578 Greater than 6 inches
8/7/1995 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
7/6/1995 Rainbow Trout 403 Greater than 6 inches
6/5/1995 Rainbow Trout 401 Greater than 6 inches
4/19/1995 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches
10/5/1994 Rainbow Trout 120 Adults
8/13/1994 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
7/11/1994 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
6/16/1994 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
6/15/1994 Largemouth Bass 11 Less than 6 inches
4/21/1994 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches
3/28/1994 Bluegill 297 Less than 6 inches
3/28/1994 Largemouth Bass 36 Greater than 6 inches
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

Licenses and Tags

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Fishing Rules

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

Lemhi River tributaries
  • Salmon Region general rules apply
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 (ocean-going)
  • Salmon seasons and limits are set annually by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission and rules are issued in a separate brochure
  • 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 regulations for 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 and sliding sinkers are required, see fishing regulations for details
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 placed in ponds are considered 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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