Haystack Reservoir

Current Temperature:
48°

Est Water Temperature:
53° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.05 (High)

Wind Speed:
South at 03 Knots (3 MPH)

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Haystack Reservoir
National Pro Reports

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2015-05-22
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-Ian Huey

Oregon Reports

Haystack Reservoir General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Haystack Reservoir fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Haystack Reservoir water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
Oregon

County:
Jefferson

Inpoundment Type:


Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:


Latitude:
44.493719

Longitude:
-121.149685

Water Clarity:


Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:


Boat Limits:


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Haystack Reservoir Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Haystack Reservoir Largemouth Bass Rating:
   4.1/5
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Haystack Reservoir Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Dont come here for the Trout, you can expect to catch bass and bullhead catfish. Trout fishing here sucks. You'll also see lots of trash around the camp and floating in the lake. If you are coming to this resevoir you might as well leave your trout bait at home. Spooning for bass works well by the rocky bank of the lake, dont dont expect alot of action, or any big fish. I would NOT recromend anyone coming here to fish.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Haystack Reservoir at 53 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is getting ready to ramp up. The male bass will start moving up from deep water toward spawning coves and the big ones are right behind them. This is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. The female bass will start feeding at this water temperature in preparation for spawn. The male bass may be up shallow especially on sunny afternoons. Fishing sunny spawning grounds that are receiving the warm spring time sun is a great way to get a few largemouth bass in the boat.
Haystack Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Haystack Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   3.8/5
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Haystack Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- climb down the edge and use a plunger or a worm
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperature at 53 degrees smallmouth bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Smallmouth bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It's time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Haystack Reservoir Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Haystack Reservoir Crappie Rating:
   3.5/5
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Haystack Reservoir Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- fish under the dock with a jig.
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie should be getting ready to spawn. Stay out in deeper water and look for schools. Schooling shad will be harder to find with this water temperature so when you find it, stay on it. Crappie schools will be breaking up quite a bit getting ready for the spawn. Also try fishing shallower with small crank baits and spinners on the warm banks with direct sunlight. This is a great time to be on the water.
Haystack Reservoir Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Haystack Reservoir Walleye Rating:
   3.6/5
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Haystack Reservoir Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- i have been fishing at Haystack since i was a little boy and i never have once even herd of or seen anyone pull a walleye out of the lake.
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye spawn is in full swing now. With Walleye spawning grounds generally on gravel and rocky bottoms and preferring clean water. Try throwing reaction type baits up in the shallows. Rip-Rap, damns, rocky bottom points are perfect to hit. Try fishing some faster crank baits and spinners this time of year. As always fall back to the standard walleye fishing tactics, but it won?t hurt bringing out the bass gear in search for spawning walleyes. In this water temperature, always be safe on the water.
Haystack Reservoir Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Haystack Reservoir Catfish Rating:
   3.9/5
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Haystack Reservoir Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- The best time to fish for catfish is at dark. you want it to be completely black outside. go down to the shore and build a fire next to the lake. cast your pole out in the light with a worm on and you will catch catfish all night long one right after the other. Its a blast.
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Haystack Reservoir Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Haystack Reservoir Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.7/5
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Haystack Reservoir Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Haystack Reservoir at 53 degree water temperature this is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. Spotted bass will be feeding at this water temperature but will be much harder to catch. On Sunny warm afternoons its a great time to throw a crank bait, jigs or slow roll a spinnerbait at 5-10 foot on sunny points and drops off of sunny flats. Spottted Bass will move into warm water on warm sunny days.
Haystack Reservoir White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Haystack Reservoir White Bass Rating:
   3.8/5
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Haystack Reservoir Trout Fishing

[ Trout Info ]
Haystack Reservoir Trout Rating:
   3.5/5
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Haystack Reservoir Trout Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Check your odfw trout stocking schedule. the drop 7000 or so legals in here 2-3 times a year.
Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):


Haystack Reservoir Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be another full moon coming up here in a few days. The fisherman should never use this as an excuse to not get on the water. The affects of the moon can only enhance the outcome of a day's fishing not decrease potential catch for today. On days without the new or full moon, all other factors including weather, barometric pressure, wind and cloud cover will make up today's equation for success.
Sunrise:
05:29 PST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:34 PST







Haystack Reservoir Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.dfw.state.or.us  

State Parks
http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/PARKS/index.s...  

State Fishing Records
http://www.dfw.state.or.us/ODFWhtml/Info...  

State Fishing Information
http://www.dfw.state.or.us/resources/fis...