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Rufus Woods Fishing Reports

By: Malottguy
Posted: 12/7/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/6/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Fun but slow day with my kid at Rufus Woods. With a normal morning bite. As for bait we where using Chartreuse Power Eggs(2) up on the line just touching the eye of the hook (we use size 4 ...
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By: mothug33
Posted: 11/30/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/30/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Made the trek up to Rufus Woods with my brother Jake on Sunday. We launched in between net pens and were on the water at 7 am. We had little luck at the upper pens so we went down to the lower ones....
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Posted: 11/30/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/29/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Another great day on Rufus Woods, And the fishing was good too. Put in at the lower launch around 10:30ish, and Went up to the lower pens. Bites were steady with good numbers of fish being caught by ...
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By: Big D
Posted: 11/29/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/29/2008
Hot Spots: 0
SEARCH FOR THE SPLIT TAILED TROUT On the water at 9:00 am with father in law. Water temp 50 degrees. Air temp 40ish. Very nice day with a high overcast sky. Trolled the can line and that side of the ...
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Posted: 11/29/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/29/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Rufus this week continues to be Productive...It is a dido of last weeks techniques except for today we caught most fish on copper and gold spoons...Trolled the can line to start the days off with a n...
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By: Bodofish
Posted: 11/23/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/22/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Three day trip to Rufus Woods. Awesome day with some buddies. Fished Seton's Grove to Chief Joe. Trolled, plunked, Puffer Sticked and Drifted. We caught fish all day and kept a limit just before g...
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Posted: 11/23/2008
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Rating: 4
Fished: 11/23/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Rufus is still a busy place. Went to RW 4 times in last 10 days, and only got to park in the launch lot once. We were putting in rather late in the day (10:00-noon), but lots of fishermen on the water...
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By: Big D
Posted: 11/23/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/22/2008
Hot Spots: 0
I made it to Rufus Woods early Saturday morning. On the water warm and dry at 9:00 am with the help of a couple of local fishermen. (Thanks Guys) My fishing buddy bailed at the last minute and I told ...
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Posted: 11/23/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/23/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing at Rufus continues to chug along..Fishing in the lower basin by the dam has been good the first couple hours in the mornings..Catching alot of fish in that 16 to 20 in range during this time.....
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 11/18/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/16/2008
Hot Spots: 0
My friend and I went fishing at Rufus Woods lake on Saturday and Sunday. Both of us live on the West side (Seattle) area so after a 4 hour drive we finally put in at the Chief Joseph dam at around 11:...
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By: Rob G.
Posted: 11/17/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/17/2008
Hot Spots: 0
So I took the big trip to Rufus this weekend and I want to say thanks to all the folks who responded to emails, and phone calls that gave me tips on how to fish this beautiful stretch of river. I hav...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 11/17/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/15/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Went fishing at Rufus Woods had a good time but fishing has slowed down a lot from the years past. Caught a few nice fish around the 6lb. to 8lb. range. A new company has bought the 2 upper set of ne...
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Posted: 11/16/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/16/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Rufus continues to produce nice numbers of triploids with a few nice fish mixed in...Fished at the pens to start the day with a few fish caught..Ended in the lower basin of the lake..The bite was real...
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Posted: 11/11/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/11/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Another great day on Rufus Woods...Boated over 40 Rainbows today.. Weather conditions were very trying with wind gusting to over 25 mph..But managed to troll with the wind to produce fish today..Fish...
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Posted: 11/10/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/7/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Rufus Woods fishing is so hot the water is about to boil !!! 200 - 250 fish per day. 3 of us went fishing at Rufus Friday and Saturday, we caught over 450 fish in those two days!! Friday we cam...
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Posted: 11/9/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/8/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Another successful fun filled trip to Rufus...Banged 41 Bows...Had 2 clients from Seattle area...trolled my hotspots between pumps 1 and 4 ...consistently caught fish on both shorelines trolling betwe...
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Posted: 11/7/2008
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Rating: 4
Fished: 11/6/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Hit RW today for short trip. Cloudy, rain (off & on), but another good day on the water. Used jigs, Cast Masters, and Crocodiles. Caught fish in all the locations where we fished, but not great num...
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Posted: 11/7/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/3/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Rufus is Red Hot... Thanks to Mike and Aaron for fishing with me on Nov. 3rd...I think we ended the day with over 50 Bows and a small handful of Perch..If interested in fishing Rufus Woods, I can b...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 11/6/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/3/2008
Hot Spots: 3
Great fishing was had by all! We caught 55 triploids, and 2 perch as well! Water temp was 59 degrees all day. Air temperature was more like 45. :( When the bite was on, it was ON! Many doubles were...
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Posted: 11/4/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/3/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Got to go fishing with Aaron , and Joe Heinlen and Anton Jones of Darrell and Dad's Family Guide Service (www.darrellanddads.com). We fished from 7am through 3:30pm and had a great day! The morning bi...
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Posted: 11/1/2008
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Rating: 4
Fished: 11/1/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Put boat in water around 10:30, overcast and light sprinkles. Went up river 4-7 miles, and saw drillers and casters along the shoreline. Saw several fish caught by casters during the day, and caught...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 10/29/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/28/2008
Hot Spots: 0
A few friends met at the Rufus Woods boat launch and we fished from shore with marshmallows & worms floating about two feet up from the bottom. We limited in about two hours. It was a nice day. The tr...
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Posted: 10/28/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/23/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Hello everyone in the WL fishing world Went up river from Chief Joe on Thur 10/23/08 with fishing buddy (wife Cindy) to the third net pen. (Thanks Chris for the detailed info on the area). We didn't...
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Posted: 10/6/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/3/2008
Hot Spots: 0
How do you say..."Super Hot!!?? Its spelled Rufus Woods!! Three of us were fishing Friday and Saturday and we did loose count several times, but the best guess as to how many we caught over the t...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 9/22/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/20/2008
Hot Spots: 0
A Banner Day At Rufus Woods!!! 3 of us set out from Bridgeport first thing in the morning. It was nice to be the first boat up the reservoir as the very first bit of morning light was starting ...
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