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17 - Rufus Woods Fishing Reports

By: fishindoc
Posted: 12/18/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/18/2014
Hot Spots: 0
It was a hard decision for CF and I to choose today's fishing location. Lake Roosevelt has been outstanding for us the last month but good reports from Rufus Woods had us wondering. It had been 5 ye...
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Posted: 12/7/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/6/2014
Hot Spots: 0
The cooler water temperatures have really turned the Rainbow fishing on at Rufus Woods. I have been focusing my fishing in the upper reaches of the reservoir fishing from the Seaton's Grove boat launc...
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By: Jipper
Posted: 7/29/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/12/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Rufus until 2 am got two limits between the 4 of us
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Posted: 6/2/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/30/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Lake or River Fished: Rufus Woods Target Species: Walleye Rainbow Date(s) Fished: Friday May 30, 2014 Weather Conditions: Sunny and Cl...
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Posted: 4/26/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/26/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Hit Rufus Woods today and the walleye bite is on. Walleye are running 17-22 inches with bigger females up to and over 10 pounds being caught right now and released. We caught several fish on jigs th...
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By: CCTMark
Posted: 4/26/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/26/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Glenn and I headed to Rufus Woods today and it was worth the trip from Spokane. We were on the water by 0515 and I caught a 20 inch eye on the first cast, so great start to the day. We fished jigs and...
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Posted: 4/8/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/8/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Had 3 guided walleye/trout trips on Rufus Woods on April 5, 7, and 8th. Walleye bite has been excellent in the morning until about 10:00 AM then it drops off. The native rainbow fishing is off the c...
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By: waltforce
Posted: 3/28/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/23/2014
Hot Spots: 0
First trip to Rufus Woods and first report on this site. Thanks for all the other Rufus Woods reports that got me started! Fished the lower end of the lake Saturday afternoon (the 22nd) , all day Sund...
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Posted: 3/15/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/15/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing for Rainbow Trout up to 25 inches and 4-5 pounds continues strong on Rufus Woods. We hooked and landed 14 fish this morning in areas between Seaton's Grove and the Net Pens. We were pulling ...
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Posted: 3/9/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/8/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Fished the upper section of Rufus Woods on Saturday, March 8th, for triploid trout. Fishing was very good from the Seaton Grove launch all way down to the first Net Pens. We caught and released over...
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By: Ganno
Posted: 1/9/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/8/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Report is for three days fishing 6th trough the 8th. Cold and clear with no wind water temp 42 degrees snow on the way home on day two. Fishing from lower pens to the upper pens best fishing was foun...
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Posted: 6/12/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/8/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Took dad up to one of our favorite fishing grounds, Rufus Woods. Hit the water around 8 and ran upstream a little ways and began trolling back downstream, hitting the edges and current seams. Caught f...
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Posted: 4/21/2013
Species: Other
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/18/2013
Hot Spots: 0
My buddy and I put the boat in at upper launch around 10 am. then took our 5 minute boat ride to the upper pens. We anchored in 4 different places for the 3 hours we were there and had only 2 bites al...
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Posted: 4/19/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/13/2013
Hot Spots: 0
3 of us took off for Rufus Woods from Enumclaw Sun morning and fished at the second set of net pens all afternoon until dark and never had a bump. A few other guys would come and go but no one ever h...
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By: SsendaM
Posted: 4/12/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/12/2012
Hot Spots: 0
This was a trip last year but I couldn't help myself, it was this same day and I just found these pics so I am posting them now. Mainly to show what we used and to show that winter months aren't the ...
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By: afk
Posted: 12/7/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/6/2012
Hot Spots: 0
First of all I was on business up the Okanogan and couldn't be that close to Rufus and not wet a line. So I really didn't get to give it but only 45 Min. I fished behind the dam. I soaked powerbait ...
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Posted: 11/26/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/25/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Was on the water at Coyote Creek by 12:00 PM and were at the pens with only one boat in sight by 1 PM. Our lines were in the water inside the rope and catching comenced. Caught 7 fish from 2.5 to 7 lb...
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By: johnvw
Posted: 5/31/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/27/2012
Hot Spots: 0
from what we were told the fish had moved over the dam and into the lake below. fishing reports from below chief josephs dam said they were limiting out on 5 or more pounders a day.
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/6/2012
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/4/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Fished with my Buddies Glenn and Jay on Rufus. We decided to do some late day walleye fishing on friday. The bite was pretty tough and after a couple of hours all we had to show was a couple of missin...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/16/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/14/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Rufus Woods and it was SLOW. We Caught 5 trout. We caught one by the launch, one by the island, one at the upper net pen and two just out front of the net pen. Small fish to boot. I did tal...
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By: Augwen
Posted: 2/27/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/25/2012
Hot Spots: 0
We fished Friday and Saturday at the upper net pens. We were bottom fishing with worms and marshmellows. Nothing at all on Friday and caught this one about noon on Saturday. If it hadn't been for the ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 2/9/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/5/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Fished afternoon of Feb 3,all day of the 4th, and morn. of 5th. A little chilly in the mornings, but warmed to about 36-37 deg. in the afternoon. About 14 deg. in the morn. Bite was stronger in the mo...
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Posted: 1/28/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/27/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Headed for the lower net pens for the first time with a buddy. We launched close to light and spent most of the morning with jigs or hooks with bait around the pens with no luck. We then switched to...
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By: riprap101
Posted: 1/2/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/31/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Wanted to end the year on a trip to rufus with my wifes dad. Left spokane at 6am and arrived at Seatons Grove around 9am after stopping at Airway Heights Micky D's for a breakfast gut bomb, Fished...
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By: rr07
Posted: 12/31/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/30/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Went up to RW with a friend on his boat. First time fishing this fishery. Was there from about 1030 to about 1530. I didn't see alot of catching, but rated it well because I limited with some very nic...
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