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Chelan Fishing Reports

Posted: 8/24/2017
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/23/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Had the Wiun party out of the Edmonton area for an evening trip. I had been trying to find a consistent producing pattern with Manson Bay being OK, but not quite good enough. Took our good luck char...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/16/2017
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/16/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Lake Chelan to fish for my 4th time with Jeff Witkowski of Darrell and Dad's Family Guide Service. While this was my 4 trip with Jeff, it will not be my last. I can't recommend fishing with Je...
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By: TomD
Posted: 7/10/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
In Chelan for the week. Did some prospecting Sunday morning for a couple of hours. Had heard at Hooked on Toys that the kokes were up towards Wapato Point. I did hit my first two up there, but wasn...
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By: afk
Posted: 6/18/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/18/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fathers Day fishing trip for the memory bank. Great time on Chelan with my 2 youngest. We put in at the State park around 06:30. Ran down to the red roofs. When we first put in I didn't even get the s...
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Posted: 6/15/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/14/2017
Hot Spots: 0
The Harris clan of Snoqualmie came out with Jeff for an epic day of Kokanee fishing. Running a cheater rod produced some Rainbow and Cutthroat trout too! Working Mack's Double D Dodgers in front of ...
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Posted: 6/12/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/12/2017
Hot Spots: 0
The Baird party the morning of the 11th and the Plouf party the morning of the 12th fished with Jeff. He is still pounding the lower basin for Kokanee working Mack's Double D dodgers with either wedd...
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Posted: 6/11/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/10/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Jeff had the Baines party on 6/9 and the "legend in his own mind"... Bobby Loomis on 6/10. The lower end of the fishery is still producing terrific numbers of Kokanee with shallower bonus Cutt. Reme...
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By: Yakivegas
Posted: 6/6/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/5/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished out about 300 yards from blue roof condo.bite was on and off. Shoe peg corn was ticket at times, gulp white maggots the other. Squid baits, apex, spinner harness.tandem hooks with bait on 1st h...
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Posted: 6/2/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/31/2017
Hot Spots: 0
The Koehn's were kind enough to share their 12th anniversary with Jeff. He picked Dad up early and they headed down to the Blue Roof condos to catch some Kokanee. They fished from 35 to 85 feet deep...
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By: DjButler
Posted: 5/27/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/27/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Woke up at 5:15am right on Wapato Point. I had my toon set up on the beach and ready to go last night. Started my troll in 100ft of water from the point heading towards Chelan, wire set to 65 and 55. ...
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Posted: 5/22/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/22/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Jeff had the Vyborny's yesterday and the Pitt's today for Kokanee. Anton had Mike Thorpe and Kurt Rasmussen out for Mackinaw yesterday. It is beautiful weather in the Northwest... Jeff hit areas fr...
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By: afk
Posted: 5/21/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/21/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Chelan continues to produce limits of Kokes! My middle son and I fished Manson Bay. The best fishing was between 7 and 9 AM. We caught fish from 90' up to 20'. Watermelon dodger by Kokabow and home ti...
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Posted: 5/20/2017
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/20/2017
Hot Spots: 0
The Mukilteo Russian Baptist Church sent some the guys out with us. We pounded the area around Lake Chelan State Park and Colyar ledge for these Mackinaw and Kokanee. Jeff Drifts worked great as wel...
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Posted: 5/19/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/18/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Started fish Manson Bay, along with 20 ofr more boats. After an hour of nothing we moved down lake. Around the Red Roofed Condo we found fish got 5 in short order then thing stopped. About 1215 acti...
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Posted: 5/17/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/17/2017
Hot Spots: 0
The Finck's came out today for their Day 2 adventure with Jeff. They limited again today using the same technique as on the 15th. See that report for technique. The 9# Mack was a real challenge on ...
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Posted: 5/16/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/16/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Well, Jeff is dialed in. The Finck's on the 15th with Jeff and our Pepe' of Blueberry Hills and Gilberto from El Porton in East Wenatchee with a friend the morning of the 16th. Mack's Double D's to ...
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By: cobrar543
Posted: 5/15/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/13/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Hit up Manson Bay and started with pink Franks flies and a home made pink rubber bug thing that a friend made up. His made up lure caught double every thing else did. Used the new splatter UV flasher...
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Posted: 5/14/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/13/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Jeff is still right on the Kokanee. Manson Bay is still producing limits early in the morning. Troll Mack's Double D Dodgers trailed by a 15" leader to Mack's Lures Mini Cha Cha Squidders in orange ...
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By: onyoursix
Posted: 5/14/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/13/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I will start off with this is my first ever fishing report anywhere, and I'm going to deviate from all the ones I have read over the past year of reading the ones on here with all the detail I wish I ...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 5/9/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/8/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Another great day fishing the Wapato point area. The lake was like glass most of the day and the fish are still plentiful. The 1.8 inch Fluorescent Pink Oldgoat lure was a killer lure once again. We g...
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Posted: 5/6/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/6/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Jeff worked the lower basin for Kokanee over the past few days. The Thompson's came out today. He has been working Mack's Lures Mini Cha Cha Squidders baited with corn soaked in Pro Cure Bloody Tuna...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 5/2/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/30/2017
Hot Spots: 0
We fished Lake Chelan Friday, Saturday and Sunday as well as enjoyed a great potluck with the NWFR group, what a great bunch of people. I want to give a special thanks to Life Proof Boats for the infl...
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Posted: 5/2/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/29/2017
Hot Spots: 2
The fishing at Lake Chelan for kokanee is red hot! If you’re interested in getting some shiny 11-15” silver bullets now is the time to go. I arrived on Thursday evening and met up with site members Fi...
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Posted: 5/1/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/29/2017
Hot Spots: 1
We just finished up the annual Northwest Fishing Reports camp out at Lake Chelan. What a great time we all had including the Saturday night salmon fish tacos cooked again by Rseas (Randy) and all th...
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Posted: 5/1/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/29/2017
Hot Spots: 0
First time fishing Chelan. As a kayak angler this lake has always intimidated me which is probably why I've not prioritized it. Circumstances lined up with the NWFR BBQ and I decided to give it a shot...
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