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Riffe Fishing Reports

Posted: 1/22/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/21/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Well, been visiting this site for years so I thought I would give back... Signed up a few days ago so this is my first report. Normally wouldn't give up info so easily to so many, but this is an exc...
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Posted: 1/11/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/10/2010
Hot Spots: 0
I'm starting to wonder if they stock this lake at all anymore. So many people tell me they used to catch tons of trout at this lake. My girlfriend tried spinners from the bank. My daughters were bo...
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By: jsb7273
Posted: 9/10/2009
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/7/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the lake twice on Monday. Fished in the morning/afternoon between 10-2:30. Caught a few smallies on the Southside of the lake, about midway between Kosmos and Mossyrock, largest about 1.5 pounds. ...
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By: T.Money
Posted: 8/19/2009
Species: Other
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/15/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Riffe the 14th, 15th, 16th. Trolled my home made string of spinners, follow by a wedding ring. I tipped the wedding ring with white corn and chunks of dyed prawns. I had a new line count...
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By: jsb7273
Posted: 8/18/2009
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/16/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Launched around 5:30pm. Lake level is down at least 15 feet now. It started out nice and calm. Hit some rocky shoreline areas, chunk rock specifically, caught a few with the biggest being 1.5lbs. Also...
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By: jsb7273
Posted: 7/28/2009
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/26/2009
Hot Spots: 0
We launched the boat at 5:30am; water temp was warm, 70+. Hot and sunny, wind was very calm until about 11am. We started off at some of the weedbeds near the river mouth and in coves, no luck. Hit the...
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Posted: 7/26/2009
Species: Other
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/25/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Friday and Saturday at Riffe. Nothing liked my wedding rings or anything else I tried. I stayed in the east end of the lake, and it's pretty shallow, so that's probably why. Couldn't really ...
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By: jens
Posted: 7/21/2009
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/18/2009
Hot Spots: 0
We arrived just in time at Kosmos. A tournament was under way and we arrived right after the last boat launched. We headed towards the Fishing Bridge at Taidnampam. I anchored about 50 yards in fro...
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Posted: 7/15/2009
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/15/2009
Hot Spots: 3
Went Down To Riffe Lake Today Got Down There About 0800 In The Morning And Stayed Out Until About 1400 (2:00). There Were Four Of Us In A Boat Trolling. I Was Using Cow Bell Spoons and a Wedding R...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/6/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/6/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Thought I would try Riffe after the 4th crowds left. Unfortunately the weather did a little decline from the great weekend. I got blown around pretty good by 11am left at noon. I did C & R 6 fish from...
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Posted: 6/21/2009
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/20/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Spent the weekend camping at Mossyrock Park Campground with a bunch of friends. The fishing was pretty tough, but it's a great campground, and we had a good time. I have never fished bass on this lake...
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By: stevoblue
Posted: 6/5/2009
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/3/2009
Hot Spots: 1
Was out on Riffe for two days. Went all over the lake, Morning to night. Primarily targeted the silvers. Tried every method suggested and known. Used worms, flashers, pop gear, downriggers, you name...
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By: bird10
Posted: 6/2/2009
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/1/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Got to the fishing bridge around 10 and fished it until 2:30 or so. Brought along two buddies...I got skunked, one buddy had two on but they came off, and the other landed one 12" Rainbow. It appear...
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By: jens
Posted: 5/25/2009
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/25/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Myself and fellow walakes angler, MattyG, arrived at the Fishing bridge a little before 7a. The bridge wasn't too crowded when we arrived. The water level was a tad bit lower from my last trip here ...
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By: Yakivegas
Posted: 5/24/2009
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/23/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Fished the Mossyrock side of the lake.The fishing was very sporadic,and the fish were very small for this lake.I tried fishing on top,with leadcore,and even went down on a downrigger to find bigger fi...
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Posted: 5/19/2009
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/18/2009
Hot Spots: 0
We had spent the beginning part of the day fishing Swafford Pond without much luck. On our way home after being humiliated at Swafford, my fiance and I noticed that the crowed at Mossyrock dam had com...
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By: arniejl
Posted: 5/8/2009
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/8/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Launched at Taidnapam this morning and was fishing by 6:30 a.m. Trolled Hildebrants multiple spoon combo's with a little leader and nightcrawler and at times added a piece of power bait (tried green,...
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By: Papa G
Posted: 5/1/2009
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/1/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Great day Trying new spots for myself to try. Used bobber and shrimp like everyone else but could only feed the fish. Changed to smaller bobber and smaller bait, Landed next 4 hits. smaller was def...
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By: Jacob
Posted: 4/18/2009
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/18/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Got to Riffe today at about 10:30 the water level is decent but not high enough to launch at Cosmos, Mossyrock park had one lane open for boat launching. water temp was anywhere from 45 to 51 degrees....
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Posted: 3/26/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/26/2009
Hot Spots: 0
I went to the fishing bridge, at Taidnapam Park, started around 8:45 in the morning. I got there around 8:15, but the gate was still closed. It was overcast. I fished the pools just upstream of the...
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Posted: 3/10/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/10/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Went back to Riffe Lake again, and smacked the fish again. Using a worm 3 inches from a corkie on a 24 inch leader, with 1 ounce of lead on the mainline. We ran hook sizes anywhere from 6-10. First th...
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Posted: 3/6/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/6/2009
Hot Spots: 1
Went to Riffe Lake portion of the Cowlitz River below the Cowlitz Falls Dam and above Taidenpam Park. Was hoping to get some landlocked silvers, but ended up with Rainbows. The water level is much low...
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By: T.Money
Posted: 8/15/2008
Species: Other
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/9/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Went camping at Riffe to do some fishing and tubing with the kids. We were there August 8-11th. We trolled home made gang trolls that I made before we left. I put five spinner blades and red beads ...
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By: lori
Posted: 8/12/2008
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/9/2008
Hot Spots: 0
We got on the lake at 9am ,it was windy over cast not a nice day at all , trolled a lot with only 2 SM to show for it,about 9" on a green wedding ring ,C&R those hoping for better but it didn't happen...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/9/2008
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/7/2008
Hot Spots: 0
After reading the advice I received from some other fishermen who wrote to me earlier, I tried out their suggestions. It worked great. My grandson and I went to Riffe lake August 3rd and caught our ...
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