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Rufus Woods Fishing Reports

Posted: 12/23/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/21/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Rufus with a couple of buddies on the 20th and 21st. The fishing wasn't very fast-paced, but the fish were huge! We fished exclusively at the upper most pens. We spent time trolling the flat...
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By: riprap101
Posted: 12/22/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/22/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Awake at 0430, and off to Rufus at 0500. A bit slickery out this morning, but we made it to setons grove by 0800 after a short stop at Mcdonalds for a morning gut bomb. Trolled hardbaits and flys for ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 12/21/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/18/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Fish Rufus alot, thought I better start posting reports. Had the great pleasure of meeting Bluefin Louie for the first time. I'd seen him there before but never had the chance to talk to him. Great...
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Posted: 12/18/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/18/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Went to RW after an AM trip to Wenatchee, Dr appointment, and arrived at the Chief Joe launch around 11ish. Tried fav spots on lower end but no bites, so we ran up to the lower most pens area. Started...
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Posted: 12/17/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 12/17/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Hi Guys Slow day on Rufus today , I was the only boat on the lake at the pens . Saw a few guys bank fishing , didn't see any caught while I was there . My fishing partner caught his first Tripp today...
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Posted: 12/13/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/13/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Made a run over to Seaton's Grove Launch to fish the upper pens area today. Wife was working, and I had promised a coworker (Auggie) a fishing trip, so today was his day. He hadn't caught a trout over...
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By: afk
Posted: 12/13/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/13/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Burrrr! I used multiple colors of woolly buggers that have produced in the past without even a bump. Every time I'd bring my line in I'd have to dip my rod in the water to de-ice the guides or the li...
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By: The Chief
Posted: 12/13/2009
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Rating: 5
Fished: 12/13/2009
Hot Spots: 0
I posted this previously as a comment to a report submitted by BluFin Loui, but thought I'd add my post here to ensure it gets read. Technically not a report, and way late. But, I'm finally at home in...
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By: touchet2
Posted: 12/12/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/10/2009
Hot Spots: 0
COLD!!! Bill, Clay and I launched at Seatons Grove on Thursday and headed down to #2 set of pens. River was really ripping and water temp was 47 degrees. We were into fish right off the bat with a bla...
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Posted: 12/5/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/4/2009
Hot Spots: 0
YAAAAA HOOOOO!!! Cindy finally caught her personal best Rufus Woods Triploid, and Her FIRST trout over 10 pounds. It was a chilly 27 degrees when we launched at Seaton's Grove and motored down belo...
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By: touchet2
Posted: 11/30/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/29/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Only the third time fishing RW and launched at Seatons Grove and headed for the first set of pens. Not much action there so we headed down the the second set of pens. Met Blfin Loui for the first time...
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Posted: 11/30/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/29/2009
Hot Spots: 0
My fishing partner had to work today (Sun), so I Hooked up to the boat and made a run to the RW for a quick fishing trip. Got on the water (seaton's grove) around 0900ish, and was off the water aroun...
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Posted: 11/28/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/28/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Made the drive up to Seaton's Grove Launch this AM. THANKS to the guys who shared their advice on the launce area, it was helpful. Ran down to the first set of pens and fished the back side of them ...
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Posted: 11/27/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/26/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Well Rufus Woods has been very challenging over this last week but I am seeing a change for the better as the water temperature gradually drops. Most of the Triploids are feeding on snails and stickl...
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By: Ganno
Posted: 11/23/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/21/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Had some work to do on the cabin in Tonasket,fished Okanogon River for about an hour each day Thursday and Friday with not a bite.Really wanting to feel a tug on the end of my line before heading home...
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Posted: 11/22/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/21/2009
Hot Spots: 0
had to give one more shout out report. I don't care who you are. This is a big trout! Good job Dan.
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Posted: 11/22/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/21/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Well, we did it. made the big trek over to RW on Friday night after work. I took Trout Magnet, my brother and our very GOOD friend Dug. Hit the second set of net pens first off from Seton Grove Bo...
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Posted: 11/21/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/21/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Well, we had to try it again today, Sat nov 21, 2009. We drove up to Seaton's Grove Launch, and boated down to the first pens. There was little then no current at the upper pens location today and th...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 11/21/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/20/2009
Hot Spots: 0
It was a tough day at Rufus with only one fish to the boat and a number hooked and lost until the rain started. Finished the limit and had the best of the bite late in the afternoon at the can line. ...
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Posted: 11/21/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/20/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Friday Nov 20, 2009, Mission: To get to the Upper pens and catch a HOG. What a ride. We put in at the corps launch at Chief Joe Dam, and headed up river. We made the trip up to the upper pens without ...
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Posted: 11/19/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 11/18/2009
Hot Spots: 0
A short report on Slow fishing at RW. We launched at the crack-of-dawn 30, and ran up to the pens. Witnessed a beautiful sunrise with the scattered clouds, but the bite was slower than usual. W fishe...
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By: riprap101
Posted: 11/18/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/18/2009
Hot Spots: 0
We fished Rufus for our 3rd time ever in search of a big triploid. I must say, the third time IS a charm. We arrived today with a game plan, fish on top and COVER water. We launched at Seatons Grove a...
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Posted: 11/18/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/14/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Rufus Woods remains challenging to get these Triploid Bows to bite.Started at the Pens and hit 7 spots down Lake to find fish..Temperature remains in the 50's .. Cast Roostertails and spoons to the...
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Posted: 11/16/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/15/2009
Hot Spots: 0
I went to Rufus Woods over the weekend with my friend and we experienced rather slow fishing on both days. We did manage to catch our limits for both days, but we tried all different methods and caugh...
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Posted: 11/15/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/14/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Another grand day out on the water. We didn't launch until around 0830-0900, but it was still chilly and foggy. The run up to the lower pens was limited vision for the first 10 miles or so due to the ...
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