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Chelan Fishing Reports

Posted: 6/28/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/22/2019
Hot Spots: 1
I went to stay in Chelan over 6/20 - 6/24 with my partner. The first half our trip was spent in Manson at Wapato Point Resort! The fishing wasn't too good this far up the lake - there were a bunch of ...
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Posted: 6/25/2019
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/22/2019
Hot Spots: 0
My buddy his brother and myself took a quick trip to chelan to target smallies and Mack's. We tried smallies in the AM and got a few small ones but ran into lots of pikeminnow... they were slamming cr...
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By: gloccker
Posted: 6/14/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/14/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Late evening fishing from a dock. Power bait with Mike's Garlic Oil. Just looking to throw in for 30 minutes, HOPEFULLY catch a trout, as I just arrived from the West Side. Now the fun part...
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By: DjButler
Posted: 6/3/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Well here it is, My annual Lake Chelan spring fishing trip. This time I left the toon at home and joined my buddy Sam on his boat off of Wapato Point. Friday we both got in later in the day. W...
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Posted: 5/31/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I’m not sure there are words that explain the Kokanee fishing on Lake Chelan right now but I will try. Outstanding, awesome, lights out are just a few words that come to mind. When you can start fishi...
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Posted: 5/13/2019
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/12/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Warren gave Susan a Valentine's Day gift of fishing with me on Mothers Day. The early bite was hot in deepwater. We worked depths from 250 to 400 feet! Jeff drifts baited with Pikeminnow worked bes...
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By: dharris
Posted: 5/8/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/8/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Another very good morning out on Lake Chelan. We cut the morning short so we could spend some time with the wives today (that way we didn't have to call it a fishing vacation) so we didn't get as many...
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By: dharris
Posted: 5/7/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/7/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Great time this morning out on flat water with lots of action. I gave the day a five even though we didn’t get our 30 fish limit because it certainly wasn’t for lack of effort by the Kokes. We did man...
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Posted: 5/6/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/4/2019
Hot Spots: 1
I got the good fortune of fishing with Lance and Kristy Effrig of Washington Guide Services this weekend - and even beter was the destination - Stehekin! If you've never been to the very end of Lake C...
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Posted: 4/14/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
So once again headed over this week to Lake Chelan to participate in the annual something catchy derby with hopes to have better luck than last year when my power head went out on big motor and knocke...
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Posted: 4/9/2019
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Lake Chelan is heating up. With the Kokanee moving down lake the Mackinaw are following. I am starting to see fish in small schools on the bottom. I have been fishing plugs and Superfly Flies with a ...
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Posted: 4/6/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/27/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Lake Chelan: Went out early morning for Kokanee; big surprise; caught a king at 50 deep in front of the Yacht Club. The fish hit a pink squid baited with corn soaked in bloody tuna sauce. Was fishing ...
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Posted: 3/18/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/17/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We started out fishing for Mackinaw in the early morning. We landed a 13.7lb Lake Trout. We decided to catch a few Kokanee for dinner. We headed up lake to just above the yacht club. We set lines and...
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Posted: 3/9/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This report covers our adventures for the spring kokanee derby at Lake Chelan. I purchased a new (to me) StarCraft Fish Master last fall and have proceeded to set it up the way I wanted for fishing. ...
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Posted: 12/26/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/25/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Yes it was a 5 rating day on the lake. We ended with 45 Kokanee in the boat and lost about as may. We fished above Lake Chelan State Park between the 200’ and 300’ line. I set two downriggers at 80’ ...
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Posted: 12/10/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/4/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We finally got back on the water again after spending a lot of time in the woods chasing animals. Lake Chelan has been slow this fall for the most part. The last week has changed a little with more fi...
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By: rappuhd
Posted: 10/30/2018
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/21/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well had a nice long report, but it went away so here is a condensed version. Fished both Sunday and Monday with poor results. All told one nice lake trout ,one chinook and a couple nice Cutts. Fished...
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By: danyole
Posted: 8/16/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/11/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Hey a great family trip to Lake Chelan. Didnt hook into any big ones, but was able to find some smallies! I didnt capture all of them on camera. I did record a bunch of footage of the fish I did manag...
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Posted: 8/12/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/11/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Mike Carey and I have been trying to get together all summer for a fishing trip and it never seemed to quite work out. Mike was going to film a future TV episode with Lance and Christy of Washington ...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/16/2018
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/15/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Left the Hobie at home and headed east to Fish with Jeff Witkowski of Darrell and Dad's for my 5th time. This time I took my son with me. Just a quick word on fishing with Jeff. I keep going back simp...
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Posted: 7/1/2018
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/29/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We fished three days last week and boated 206lbs of Mac. We started early trolling 150-175 FOW with Superfly flies, a wiggle bill tipped with herring. I also tried plugs and caught a few fish. I troll...
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Posted: 6/2/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/2/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Look Mike and Rob two posts in one day. Lol. All kidding aside I try to post reports but seem to get side tracked. I will work on that in the future. Today we fished Lake Chelan. We started today ...
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Posted: 5/21/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
It was a long drive for the few fish we caught. Launched at the state park and fished out in front of Manson in the morning, only sticking two fish in the boat. Moved over to the yacht club area and ...
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Posted: 5/11/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Spent a few days at lake Chelan fished from around 5 am to 10 am first day caught 2 Kokanee with a couple of missed ones. Second day caught 1 Kokanee with no other bites for that day. 3rd day no fish ...
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Posted: 5/9/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well Lake Chelan has been interesting lately. The fish still have not schooled up like normal. I believe it’s because of a late bloom of zooplankton and the feed has not moved down into the basin ye...
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