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Riffe Fishing Reports

By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/29/2005
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Rating: 3
Fished: 6/25/2005
Hot Spots: 0
Trolled the NE section of the lake for Silvers with mixed results. Tons of fish out there, big ones too. They just kept jumpin' off the hooks. Landed an 18" Silver with a red wedding ring and a litt...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/17/2004
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Rating: 2
Fished: 7/17/2004
Hot Spots: 0
Went to riffe lake for some smallmouths, but didn't spend much time fishing because we couldn't find a campsite. The times we did fish we didn't catch anything. The lake was too windy and too large ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/25/2004
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Rating: 3
Fished: 5/25/2004
Hot Spots: 0
Hit riffe again this morning launching at kosmos looking for browns after 3 hrs of nothing changed over to bass fishing, much much better caught my first riffe large mouth at about 4 lbs and many sm...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/23/2004
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Rating: 3
Fished: 5/23/2004
Hot Spots: 0
Fished from 1100 till 1530. Caught many smallmouth, none bigger than 12". Had a big one on, but broke it off. Lake is VERY low, hopefully it will be higher later in the year. I would say it is 25' l...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/17/2004
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Rating: 3
Fished: 4/17/2004
Hot Spots: 0
Well after doing some more research and found out that the state did plant brown trout in riffe ( last plant was in 2000 which they put in about 4500) not many for a lake this size the last creel cens...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/9/2004
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/9/2004
Hot Spots: 0
Fished from about 0800 to 11ish and caught one silver (10") and that was it!! One other boat said they didn't catch anything. Waste of a day.
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/29/2004
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Rating: 3
Fished: 3/29/2004
Hot Spots: 0
fished the west end by the dam and around the swofford outlet area we trolled for 4 hrs for silvers and rainbow and caught only two silvers about 10" one down deep about 25' on a plug and the other ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 2/16/2004
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Rating: 5
Fished: 2/16/2004
Hot Spots: 0
What a cold, windy, rainy,day to be out, but the fishing was hot!!! The four of us were running a little late, but we got on the lake about 8:15. Our hot spot is strictly an early morning/late evening...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 9/24/2003
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Rating: 5
Fished: 9/24/2003
Hot Spots: 0
My dad, sister, and I were on the lake by noon. I had been there last on Fri. the 19th with my dad a brother. We all caught our limits of Silver Trout on both days. On Fri. it was overcast and my dad ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/1/2003
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Rating: 5
Fished: 8/1/2003
Hot Spots: 0
My son and I liked this lake last week so we tried it again and the results were even better than last week (that's because I caught more fish than my son this time). I caught three fish that I thoug...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/27/2003
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Rating: 4
Fished: 7/27/2003
Hot Spots: 0
I hit Riffe Lake at 5:30am(that's 0530 to you non-civvies). The water was perfect, clear, clean, smooth as glass, and best of all.... All Mine! Sorry, don't mean to be greedy, but we all know that fee...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/26/2003
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Rating: 3
Fished: 7/26/2003
Hot Spots: 0
My son and I fished Riffe for the first time just east of the dam. My son landed three silvers to my one silver and one baby largemouth (sent him back to grow up) all were caught on rooster tails. N...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/15/2003
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Rating: 3
Fished: 7/15/2003
Hot Spots: 0
Went out to Riffe the other day, drove over the fishing bridge and found out that they closed the upper part of the cowlitz right below the damn due to high fire danger. It would be quite a hike to g...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/5/2003
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Rating: 5
Fished: 7/5/2003
Hot Spots: 0
Fished for silvers over the holiday. Did very good. Biggest was 18", a lot of 14 to 15 " fish. Best bite was the evening when they would come right to the surface. Trolling wedding rings with shri...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/7/2003
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Rating: 5
Fished: 6/7/2003
Hot Spots: 0
Fished from a boat near the dam, caught lots of Kokanee trolling wedding rings tipped with corn in the am. Switched over to floats and shrimp and fished about 20' down during the heat of the day and c...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/3/2003
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/3/2003
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Riffe for the smallies on the kosmos end, no takes in about 2 hours of trying. grubs, crankbaits, spinnerbaits......nothing. Just a reminder. These aren't kokanee in riffe. They are land ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/23/2003
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Rating: 4
Fished: 5/23/2003
Hot Spots: 0
Well, we started Friday morning by fishing Mineral Lake. The bite wasn't so good, so we decided to pack up and head to Riffe Lake. We arrived at Riffe, fished a little for bass and got some hits, but ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/10/2003
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/10/2003
Hot Spots: 0
We got to the lake about 8:00 am and found at least 50 rigs/trailers in the parking lot. Found out later they were mostly the big Bass buggies heading way up lake to fish for smallmouth. We fished t...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/1/2003
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Rating: 4
Fished: 5/1/2003
Hot Spots: 0
Three of us fished a couple of small inlet streams out of dad's new 20' thunderjet. Total take was 5 silvers 13-15 inches,5 bows 11-17 inches, and 4 cutts 12-14 inches. We also released an 18 inch and...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/11/2003
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/11/2003
Hot Spots: 0
First off-Riffe does NOT have kokanee. Kokanee are land-locked sockeye. Riffe has land-locked coho. Anyways, got to lake about 0645 and started trolling wedding ring behind flashers, lost a few bites-...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/10/2003
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Rating: 5
Fished: 4/10/2003
Hot Spots: 0
Well me And my buddy fished the dam @ all night long and caught about 15 silver and 4 Rain bow off of a 1/4 green spoon anywhere from about 8 inches to 18 inches. Before that we tried using bait and n...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/29/2003
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Rating: 4
Fished: 3/29/2003
Hot Spots: 0
We got in the lake at about 9:00 am. It was blowing about 15 to 20 mph and hard to control a troll. We fished a little over a hour and the two young boys were cold and ready to quit even though they...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 1/25/2003
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Rating: 5
Fished: 1/25/2003
Hot Spots: 0
Got to the Dam about 10:00AM and had our limit by 11:30AM. They were biting real soft so took a little bit to start catching them. Was using worm with shrimp. Lots of fun, but wish people would pick ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 1/11/2003
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Rating: 5
Fished: 1/11/2003
Hot Spots: 0
Got to Mossyrock Dam at about 8 am. Started fishing and about two hours later limited out on mostly 9-10 inches. Caught three about 12 inches. We were using worms and shrimp with a little WD 40. With ...
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Posted: 8/21/2002
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Rating: 3
Fished: 8/21/2002
Hot Spots: 0
I took my sons to fish the lake in the morning. We started out near by the dam, northwest corner of the lake. Couldn't keep the kokanee off the riggers! The hot rig was a small gang troll, small spinn...
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