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Posted: 7/27/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/26/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Hit Rufus early Sunday morning. I've fished here often, but this is my first time to fish it during the summer months. Hit the water with my dad and his neighbor who are both newcomers, and we heade...
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By: gpc
Posted: 7/21/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/21/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Launched the boat at Rufus at about noon on Saturday. We were only able to fish for about and hour before the wind booted us off the lake. At the pens I had about a 10lb trip on, but lost it at the bo...
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By: Fishalot
Posted: 7/20/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/20/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Well we decided to hit up Rufus Woods,after fishing the morning at Banks for bass wich was not bad either. Hit 5 smallies there all on top water swim baits"Zara Spook",the bass were all 2-4lbs, So onc...
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By: tcorrell
Posted: 7/18/2009
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/16/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Well after work I took the whole family fishing on RW. We put in at about 4:30 pm on Thursday at the upper launch on RW, and went on down to the upper pens. We liking trolling there for Walleye's and ...
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By: Big D
Posted: 7/18/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/17/2009
Hot Spots: 0
I got my boat back from the shop (New Computer in the 115 Yamaha) can we say BIG $$$$$$.$$ I decided to head up to the upper pens this morning because I hadn't made it up river that far and I wanted t...
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By: Bodofish
Posted: 7/11/2009
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Rating: 5
Fished: 7/4/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Spent a week at Cabin on the River 6-29 through 7-6 and had a wonderful time. My wife and I had interlopers popping in to visit most of the week so it was a party with great friends most of the time...
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Posted: 7/8/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/4/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Ol' Rufus does it again.....gives up some nice trout. We had a special guest on the boat today from Idaho. Mark came over to see about the fishing at Rufus. He is now a tried and true believer!! ...
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Posted: 6/29/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/26/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Friday I went fishing solo as everyone I know was either working or didn't have the time. Did the usual, put in first thing in the morning went to the lower pens to try some new things but the fish w...
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By: jjyoung86
Posted: 6/27/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/27/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Went out with a couple buddies on the boat yesterday evening at Rufus Woods. Fished about 300 yard from the net pens where you camp and caught a 2.5 pound rainbow within 20 minutes of launching using...
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Posted: 6/27/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/26/2009
Hot Spots: 0
After reading the OutdoorChris report I had to get on the Rufus Trout. Hit the water at noon as 3 boats were pulling out of the water. They all had limits of 4+lb trout but only one over 7lbs. I knew ...
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Posted: 6/23/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/19/2009
Hot Spots: 0
If I ever got divorced, I would marry this lake!!! My best fishing partner and I, Sherie, started out at Bridgeport at first light, there were some clouds and we had a few very minor sprinkles a fe...
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Posted: 6/22/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/22/2009
Hot Spots: 0
fished rufus woods for a weak straight and didn't catch a thing. used everything in my tackle box, flatfish, woolybuggers, powerbait, weddingring, and even the pellet fly didn't work. This lake has to...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/15/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/14/2009
Hot Spots: 0
I talked with a Game Warden at the corps boat launch just prior to launching my boat today (Sunday 14 June) at noon and he confirmed that Pacific Seafood lost 32,000 triploids from their pens in the 4...
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By: Ganno
Posted: 6/14/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/13/2009
Hot Spots: 0
A friend and I left Olympia at 4 AM on Fri. the 12th. Picked up another buddy in Fife and where of to R.W. Arrived at our launch site at 9.30. Launched at Timm Ranch just below just below the first ne...
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Posted: 6/7/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/7/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the lake around 0900 and fished till around 5:00. Wind, rain, and sunshine made for a well rounded day. We fished up to the Cabin Hole above Pump #3, and several spots below. Picked up trout all a...
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By: Fish On!
Posted: 6/7/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/5/2009
Hot Spots: 0
I haven't hit RW in ages, so I headed on over to the north end and gave it a couple hours. 90 degrees and sunny made the fishing a bit tough. Water was the highest I've seen and really ripping. Col...
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By: tcorrell
Posted: 6/4/2009
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/30/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Well we went to RW to catch some Walleye. We started down by the cabin on the river and worked our way up. We caught some perch and even a couple of trout on perch rapalas. As we got up by the pens w...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/30/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/22/2009
Hot Spots: 0
My buddy cole and I and the dog ruger decided to head to Rufus Woods for memmorial day weekend and do some trout fishing. We fished the 22nd through the 24th. What a trip !! I dont think trout fishing...
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Posted: 5/29/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/29/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Lake Chelan remains very good fishing for Laketrout with a Chinook mixed in here and there but this was a change of pace for me to go to Rufus Woods..The bite in the 1st 3 hours was hotttt...We boated...
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By: Big D
Posted: 5/11/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/10/2009
Hot Spots: 0
My wife said this morning that she wanted to go to Rufus Woods to do some fishing and I never argue with her. So…after watching Hawg Quest I went outside to get the boat in order. As I was readying th...
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By: Big D
Posted: 5/3/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/3/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Today was the shortest day ever for me on Rufus Woods. I drove one and a half hours to the lake. I launched the boat at 6:30 am from the corps boat launch and motored up to well #3. Tied on a New & Im...
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Posted: 4/26/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/26/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Hit up rufus on fri sat and sun. The fishing was slow, and it took a lot to get some fish. We were pretty disappinted with how slow the fishing was but thats why it is fishing. I did have two frien...
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Posted: 4/25/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/25/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Well got to change things up this Last week from Fishing Chelan to Fishing Rufus...Started off low in the lake trolling my style Wooley Bugger with an action disc to boat our first 10 bows with 1 that...
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By: Ganno
Posted: 4/21/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/21/2009
Hot Spots: 0
We fished RW on the 16 th 18 th and today, had to really work for our fish.All total we caught ten fish. Six on the first day four on the second. Not a bite today.All fish where caught on jigs cast...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/21/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/17/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Rufus Woods- Midway Pens * I'm sorry in the delay of posting this report, but I've recovered (more info posted on the 'Cast and Blast' post) Weather/Conditions: Low prx system came over th...
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