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Riffe Fishing Reports

By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/27/2003
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Rating: 4
Fished: 7/27/2003
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/10/2002
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Rating: 5
Fished: 8/10/2002
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Got there a little late, about 1 in the afternoon. It was extremely windy on the fishing bridge, but they seemed to be biting. everyone was catching the small silvers and some rainbows as well. Then t...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/22/2002
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Rating: 1
Fished: 5/22/2002
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Started fishing at the dam at 5:00 a.m. using a slip bobber and shrimp. Started at 5 ft. and worked my way down to 30 ft. Nothing, nodda. After an hour and a half, decided to try the fishing bridge at...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/3/2002
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Rating: 2
Fished: 3/3/2002
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing was slow but the weather was perfect. Fish are taking bait at about 6 to 10 feet.
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 12/28/2001
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Rating: 4
Fished: 12/28/2001
Hot Spots: 0
I fished on the Hwy 12 side of the dam. Cocktail shrimp 10 feet under a slip bobber. Five fish in 40 minutes. All right about 11 inches.
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/5/2001
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Rating: 4
Fished: 8/5/2001
Hot Spots: 0
Took the week off camping at Mossyrock Dam Park. The weather was pretty warm hi 80-90's all week. Went to all my favorite fishing spots. Pretty slow though...only 7 silvers, 14+ inches. However, I...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/14/2001
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Rating: 3
Fished: 7/14/2001
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After a morning on the Cowlitz River, dad and I decided to relax and do some lake fishing. We started fishing at about 12:15pm and trolled along the dam and then out toward the middle, straight out f...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/14/2001
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Rating: 5
Fished: 7/14/2001
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Riffe lake has it going on right now!!!! Me and my soon to be wife got to the lake at 5a.m. and fished all day (how lucky I am to have a woman who is psyched about fishing). Got our limit and had a ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/8/2001
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Rating: 5
Fished: 7/8/2001
Hot Spots: 0
Fished the west end of Riffe on Sunday 7/8/01 from 8:00 am - 1:30 pm and brought approx 15 fish to the boat. We kept 8 fish between the 2 of us with most of them going 12" - 17". Picked up a few in t...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/1/2001
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Rating: 5
Fished: 7/1/2001
Hot Spots: 0
A great day on Riffe Lake. The boat launch was accessible for the 16 foot Lund and launched OK with only a two wheel drive vehicle. Once on the lake with pole in hand it was obvious from the firs...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/1/2001
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/1/2001
Hot Spots: 0
The water is still quite low, so if you're fishing from the bank anywhere there's a little more hiking to do than usual, along with some steep drop-offs, so be careful out there! We fished on the so...
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