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Riffe Fishing Reports

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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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/8/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/7/2008
Hot Spots: 0
PACKED UP THE KIDS AND TOOK OFF FOR THE BRIDGE. WELL REALLY WE HAD NO CLUE WHERE WE WERE GOING BUT WE ENDED UP AT THE BRIDGR ON RIFFE. IT LOOKED LIKE THERE WERE A LOT OF PEOPLE ONLY AT THE END BY TH...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/31/2008
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/31/2008
Hot Spots: 0
We were at the lake several weeks ago and caught two and lost one good sized silver. Has anyone been there lately? No one has made any comments since early July. We plan to go up in the next couple...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/4/2008
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/2/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Got to Riffe around 7 A.M. and there was no one coho fishing except my boat. We killed 10 fish in about 2 hours and they were still biting when we left. They seemed to take anything that a typical c...
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By: Bis
Posted: 7/4/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/2/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the lake at about 8:00 am. It was a bit windy but not too busy. Trolled for most of the day and came home with a few nice fish. One 1.5 lb rainbow and 14" Kok. A very relaxing day!! A little slow ...
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Posted: 6/18/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/18/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Went back today after yesterdays fishless trip. This time I launched at Taidnapam Park. In only a little over one hour I caught two silvers. One was smallish and the last one hit as I was nearing the ...
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Posted: 6/17/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/17/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Went on my yearly Riffe visit today. On the water by 0615 and off water one hour later. Lake is full and water temp about 49 degrees. Trolled dam area with wedding ring tipped with worm/maggot gulp. N...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/16/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/11/2008
Hot Spots: 0
The lake was a little lower than I had hoped but we still got to our spot at 7:30. I hooked our first fish with a no.5 red and white Mepps spinner, a 15 inch fat wild rainbow clobbered it in 5 feet of...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/13/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/13/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Had A great day Wednesday June 4 2008 caught our limits spent 4hours first 3 hours where very slow that 3to 4 pm hit them hard what and great day spending time with the grandson went Wednesday June 11...
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Posted: 6/9/2008
Species: Other
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/8/2008
Hot Spots: 2
It was a father son camping trip. 3 dads & 3 sons. Hit the lake about 4:30 Sat. afternoon. Ended up w/ 5 kokanee in an hour. Next day, hit the water about 10:30 after we got the kids fed and of my gos...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/28/2008
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/28/2008
Hot Spots: 0
I started out with a couple spinnerbaits and roadrunners but NOT A NIBBLE so I switched to a nightcrawler and walked up and down the water line (sulfurcreek) and ended up hooking a 11' catfish (bullhe...
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By: danielt
Posted: 9/3/2007
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/3/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Didnt get to fish for too long but boated a few good smallies.
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By: guyara
Posted: 8/6/2007
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/5/2007
Hot Spots: 0
WOW, the wind can sure be a force to reckon with on this lake! We got on the lake about 10 am and the wind was strong most of the day. There were calm times for about 30 mins here and there where we t...
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Posted: 7/17/2007
Species: Other
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/17/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Our long anticipated yearly boat/camping trip. James and I arrived Sunday evening, just enough time to find a quiet cove and anchor up for the night and watch our DVD. Great evening sunset! The mo...
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By: Bob R
Posted: 7/17/2007
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/7/2007
Hot Spots: 0
,hit the lake early,(6:00a.m.) slow trolling, picked up about 6 fish, kept 3, two8inchers that were bleeders, one about12 inches that was decent, released the rest . Shrimp and worms were the bait.I m...
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