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17 - Rufus Woods Fishing Reports

By: DannyP
Posted: 12/26/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/26/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Rufus with "The Islander" and a new friend Sam. Drive from Spokane was good with a little fog and some slick spots. Launched at Seaton Grove and motored down to the first set of pens and sta...
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By: kevinbe
Posted: 12/17/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 12/17/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Slow- 4 of us got there at 7:00 to the 2nd set of net pens. We went upriver from them as there were 1000 people stacked in there like cordwood. We had 2 fishing with 1.5 oz weight and worm and mars...
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Posted: 11/3/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/3/2011
Hot Spots: 0
We took a businessman's holiday and went up to Rufus. The surface water temperature was 59 early and warmed into the low 60's. We tried trolling without success. We then anchored around areas where...
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Posted: 9/28/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/28/2011
Hot Spots: 0
We spent 5 days at the Cabin By The River camp spot and had an aswesome time. We fished 4 days, caught fish each of those days, and some were very nice. The pictures are of our best fish for the outin...
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Posted: 9/19/2011
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/17/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Saturday fished from Bridgeport launch all the way to pump house 5 and only fish all day was a 21 inch nice fat Rufus walleye. Sunday broke camp early and drive back to Grand Coulee and launched at ...
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By: Larrytwa
Posted: 9/13/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/1/2011
Hot Spots: 0
After 16 times to Rufus Wood and attempting to throw the entire fish box in things final came together. Wakeup time 330AM drive from Spokane to Rufus and drop in north of Pin 2 rough launch area. No...
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Posted: 8/9/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/9/2011
Hot Spots: 0
so 3 of us decided to drive from everett to rufus woods left at 3am got there around 630 i had 2 on that snapped my 8# test line like is nothing all of us got are limit these are the 6 we kept a...
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By: Lundegard
Posted: 7/18/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/17/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Something sure turned the fishing off. In 4 days of fishing, we caught 4 fish. Granted, we didn't fish very hard, but with all the HOT fishing reports from guides and advertisers, one would think it...
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Posted: 7/13/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/12/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Took the wife, kids, and grandparents to Rufus Woods and had a great time. We caught enough fish for a couple of meals plus a couple for the smoker. Fish ranged from 2 lbs to 7 lbs. The green and ra...
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By: afk
Posted: 6/23/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/22/2011
Hot Spots: 0
What a beautifull evening to be out fishing! With everybody doing so well, I was expecting the same. My oldest son and I made a mad dash after work. He boated one around four pounds & I lost a fish tw...
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By: alkalibee
Posted: 6/19/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/18/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Most amazing fishing experience ever. Two casts two fish both over six pounds all three of us biggest was over eight pounds. Fillets look like the seafood case at Costco.
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Posted: 6/16/2011
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Rating: 5
Fished: 6/16/2011
Hot Spots: 0
wow tha action is still smoking since they relaesed the fish out of the pens got my 2 in 25 min again there ara alot of people still getting there limits real fast its not almost worth the drive fr...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/13/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/12/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing was crazy! I went down to Rufus with my girl because we were in Leavenworth and I read the other report about he Triploids being released from the pens! No joke! The dam was open and the fish ...
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Posted: 6/10/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/10/2011
Hot Spots: 0
wow they just released all the fish from the pens it was amazing fishing 2 cast 2 fish in20 min buddy and me had are limits in about 20 min there were about 30 people fishing and everyone had fish on ...
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Posted: 6/9/2011
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/9/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Not sure what happened to my other post but here I go again... 2 and a half day trip 2nd time to Rufus from Tacoma and it was great! Motored half way to the pens Saturday and realized I wasnt going ...
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Posted: 6/8/2011
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/8/2011
Hot Spots: 0
2nd time to rufus, made the trip from Tacoma. Camped at bridgeport state park and tried motoring up to the pens, the carbs on my 50 horse werent doing too great and only made it up about 12 miles on ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/7/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/3/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Unbelievable fishing at the pens....Friday took us less than a 30 minutes to limit with a total of 8 fish...All over 5 lbs topped out at 13 lbs...Saturday arrived a little later then on friday we limi...
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Posted: 5/9/2011
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/7/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Target Species: Walleye and Rainbows Lake or River Fished: Rufus Woods Date(s) Fished: Saturday May 7, 2011 Weather Conditions: all 4 seasons in one day Wind: NW in the morning and SE in the afte...
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Posted: 3/27/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/26/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Rufus for 1st time on Saturday near the pens so I'm told. We fished for 5 hours solid throwing many colors of powerbait and/or marshmallows with only 1 nibble. The boats around us were slow ...
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By: RC
Posted: 3/7/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/5/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Rufus Woods on Saturday and Sunday morning. Got are 8 fish which were in the 5lbs. range. Fished large slip weight with 24" leader to power bait. We bounced the bait off the bottom in 25' of wa...
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Posted: 1/9/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/9/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Today was my long awaited trip with my good friend and fishing mentor Bluefin Louie down on Rufus Woods Lake to fish for Triploid trout. After meeting him up at big Walley's on Banks Lake we drove dow...
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Posted: 12/15/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/15/2010
Hot Spots: 0
We left the Army Corp Launch about 7:30 and made the 45 minute run to the lower pens to get some triploids. Things kind of went in fits and starts. We finally bagged it with 9 fish in the boat at ab...
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Posted: 11/30/2010
Species: Other
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/26/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Went out for a day after Thanksgiving. Air temp. was 24F water temp around 50F weather was snowing for the first half of the day then stopped and we had high clouds and some blue sky off in the distan...
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Posted: 10/24/2010
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/23/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Place Fished: Rufus Woods Date(s): Saturday October 23,2010 Weather Conditions: Cloudy and drizzle Wind: none Ambient Temp: Low 50's Water Temp.: 62.1 Water Clarity: clear 15 feet Moon Phase...
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Posted: 10/18/2010
Species:
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/16/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Place Fished: Rufus Woods Date(s): Saturday October 16,2010 Weather Conditions: clear and sunny Wind: light Ambient Temp: high 60’s Water Temp.: 63.2 Water Clarity: good Moon Phase: 66% waxing...
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