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17 - Rufus Woods Fishing Reports

Posted: 4/24/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/23/2010
Hot Spots: 0
It was a tougher day but Andy eeked out a few fish for the Bargrover kids. Baited jigs under floats are what finally caught the fish that were willing to bite. Pounded all over the lower half of the...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/22/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/17/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Just wanted to let everyone know, this was our first time fishing at Rufus Woods. So we were not really sure what to use, how to fish, etc. Before we left we went to the Ace Hardware store in Pateris ...
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Posted: 4/12/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/12/2010
Hot Spots: 0
The Palmer crew was nice enough to go to Rufus with us today. Andy skipped the lower end and fought rough water up the lake to the lower net pens. They trolled flies with good success catching and r...
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Posted: 4/12/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/11/2010
Hot Spots: 0
We went up to Rufus to work on some technique. We snicked a fish of the "can line" near the dam on a cone head muddler, but it was slow. We trolled a few other areas near the pump stations as the we...
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Posted: 4/7/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/7/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Andy went up to Rufus to do some pre-fishing work. The can line was productive with Black Cone head Wooly buggers at 1.8 to 2.1 mph with a small wiggle fin in front. They made the run to the lower p...
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By: Triploids
Posted: 3/21/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/21/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Rufus Woods on Saturday and my dad, brother and me all got skunked. We saw about 6 triploids caught ranging from 3lb. to 10lb. Saturday was better. Steve got 2 about 7 or 8 lbs. each and I g...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/8/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/5/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Jeff Witkowski of Big Dog went to Rufus on Friday with a guy. My report is tardy due to my attendance at the Spokane Sportfishing show. His buddy and he cast black wooly buggers from the shore up ne...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/5/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/5/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Pa and I launched from Bridgeport at 9:30 a.m. We took our time getting to the first set of pens and arrived about 11:00 a.m. The outside temperature was about 38 degrees, water temperature unknown. S...
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Posted: 3/4/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/28/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Sorry for the delay on this report... it's been a busy week. We went back out Sunday morning. There were definitely less trucks parked at Seatons Grove. We motored down to the upper pens and talked to...
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Posted: 2/27/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/27/2010
Hot Spots: 0
This was our first trip to Rufus Woods. We fished next to the upper pens with a few other boats. The fishing was slow on the morning, but picked up after 12pm. We only caught the 1 fish, but it was a ...
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By: johnny
Posted: 2/17/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/17/2010
Hot Spots: 0
2 day fishing trip on rufus with my little brother. first day was a little slow. managed to catch 2 fish. one was 5-10 the other was 4-6. two others didn't want to meet us and let go of the hook. th...
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Posted: 1/16/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/16/2010
Hot Spots: 0
It's really hard to rate today's outing only a "3", because it was a "5" in every other aspect other than fish in the boat. :-) We met Blufin Loui and his wonderful wife Cindy in Grand Coulee where...
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Posted: 1/16/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/15/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Hi Louie It was great meeting you and Cindy , you guys are the Master Anglers of the Triploids . Thanks for the info on rigging up the jigs . This fish wern't interested after you left , saw one caug...
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By: DannyP
Posted: 1/11/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/9/2010
Hot Spots: 0
4 of us stayed at "Cabin By the River" as we did last year. A very good trip and great accomodations. We fished two boats, 1 fished the upper set of pens nearist the cabin on Saturday, started aroun...
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Posted: 1/6/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/29/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Howdy, Went to Chief Joe dam and went up to the lower pens. Spent four nights in Peteros and made the drive to the launch and fished three days from morning till dark, Mon thru weds, drove back ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 1/5/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/2/2010
Hot Spots: 0
OK people, The RW trip between Omak Lake and Lake Chelan was much less eventfull, and turned into a show-up and earn your stripes type of day.We finally made it to Seatons Grove around 10:00 I believe...
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Posted: 10/27/2009
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/25/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Rufus Woods on Sunday waether a little cool and overcast with spotty sun, Mid 50 int eh afternoon. Fished several rapids(former) with duble wammy wedding rings for walleye took home 3 and 1 ra...
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Posted: 10/11/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/11/2009
Hot Spots: 0
This is a fishing report for Sat and Sun. It was cool (crisp) but sunny and calm winds for our trip to visit the Cabin By The River and the Rufus Woods fish pens. Aaron brought his boat, which was gre...
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Posted: 5/24/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/23/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Got a phone call about noon from my dad (I am stuck here on the west side cleaning my garage) who was trolling on Rufus Woods trying to land their last keeper of the day. According to my dad everythi...
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Posted: 4/11/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/6/2009
Hot Spots: 0
We fished Rufus Woods and Lake Roosevelt (read my report for Lake Roosevelt also) for four days from April 3rd to April 6th. Both bodies of water produced nice fish and the weather cooperated as well...
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Posted: 3/29/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/26/2009
Hot Spots: 0
This was my third time ever to Rufus Woods but the best yet. I was fishing the upper net pens and the fish started biting at 7:30 and my grandpa and I were done by 9:00. We caught three 3 pounders a...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 1/1/1900
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/20/1998
Hot Spots: 0
Myself and two friends recently fished around the net pens we loaded the boat just out of Elmer City and ran the 20 miles to the second set of net pens we trolled for several hours and threw every thi...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 1/1/1900
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/9/1999
Hot Spots: 0
IT WAS OUR SECOND DAY FISHING.WE WERE THE FRIST TO ARIVE AT THE FISHING HOLE.THE WATER LEVEL HAD DROPPED A FEW FEET FROM THE DAY BEFORE AND THE WATER WASN'T MOVING AS FAST.I MADE A CAST A LITTLE FARTH...
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