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Rufus Woods Fishing Reports

By: bob
Posted: 1/9/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/9/2008
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Went to Rufus Woods today. Kinda cold, 18 degrees. Fished from 8:30am to 9:15 am and had our limits. One 8 pounds, one 6 pounds, and 2 four pounds. Also lost two at the boat that were approx 5 pounds ...
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By: bob
Posted: 12/31/2007
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/29/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Rufus Woods lake on Saturday. It was pretty cold, 19 degrees when we got there. We launched at the launch on the south side of the lake just above the dam. The launch was very icy, four wheel ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 12/27/2007
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Rating: 3
Fished: 12/27/2007
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A lot of fish, But way to many people. Wednesday I fished between the buoy and the dam, about 6-8 people was a little crowded but fishable. I caught my two fish but was casted over and tangled with ot...
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Posted: 12/24/2007
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/20/2007
Hot Spots: 0
just another fine day at Rufus Woods!! After getting past the hard part, launching the boat, as the launch was very icy. We had a great day on the water, didn't catch as many as we usually do, we ha...
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Posted: 12/22/2007
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/22/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Rufus Woods lake for 3 days (Wed, Thurs, Fri) with my dad and brother. We went right above Chief Joseph Dam in between the dam and the boat barrier on Murphy Road. It was very cold probably r...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 12/9/2007
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Rating: 5
Fished: 12/9/2007
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Where can floattubing flyfishermen go in freezing winter (December, January and February) to catch nice trout? A typical answer is nowhere because most of popular lakes are frozen in cold winter, but...
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Posted: 11/27/2007
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/22/2007
Hot Spots: 0
absolutely the best fishing out there now!! We caught 97 triploids this day. All of the fish we caught ranged from 4 - 7 lbs. For our 4 fish limit we went home with a 6lb, two 7 lb. and a hefty 13l...
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Posted: 11/27/2007
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/25/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Hit Rufus from Friday to Sunday. Targeting Walleyes and that didn't work out so well. All day Friday we caught trips. All day Saturday we caught trips. Didn't really seem to matter how deep, what you...
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By: cenels2
Posted: 11/26/2007
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/25/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Trolled the buoy line from sun up until about 1:00. We were trolling black woolly buggers about 35 yards behind the boat at 1.4MPH. Fish averaged between 4 and 5 pounds with some up to nine pounds. ...
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By: cenels2
Posted: 11/13/2007
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/10/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Fished the pens all day and caught big trips all day. One of the best days of fishing I've ever had. Smallest fish was 5 lb. biggest was 11 lb. Will definitely be going back.
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Posted: 11/13/2007
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/6/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Drove to Rufus Woods to catch some trout for dinner. I picked up some new hooks, weights and bait in Electric City because I forgot my tackle box. Who leaves their tackle box at home when departing ...
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By: weldnh2o
Posted: 10/27/2007
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/27/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Great day on the water. This is an excellent place to take your kids. We caught fish all day long.
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 10/3/2007
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Rating: 3
Fished: 9/28/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Definitely improved since the month before, caught 2 -3 lbs. trout in about 2 hrs. sitting on the bank eatin diner and havin a beer. Ah the good life, fished the oil cans, with power bait, just me and...
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Posted: 7/30/2007
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/28/2007
Hot Spots: 0
First trip to the pens, won't be my last. Started out slow but later in the evening the bite was on and we hammered them. There were 4 of us out there, not sure how many fish we caught total but we ...
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By: DennisZ
Posted: 7/18/2007
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/11/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Great Camping at the state park/launch moorage available. Two brothers in their sixties with lots of skills trolled the west shore just above the park and netted four 16" kokes by noon (lunar table wa...
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By: jaybate88
Posted: 7/12/2007
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/10/2007
Hot Spots: 0
ARRIVED AT RUFUS JUST OUTSIDE OF NESPELUM AT 7:30 A.M. WE WENT RIGHT TO THE UPPER FISH PENS AND TIED OFF. THERE WERE THREE OF US IN THE BOAT. WE CAUGHT 4 FISH 5LBS-7LBS AND A COUPLE OF 3 POUNDERS. WE ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/30/2007
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Rating: 3
Fished: 5/24/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Rufus Woods At the Chief joseph end, at the cans. May 24-26. Day 1-Fished from about 12 noon till 5 p.m. it was windy, the water level was down quit a bit. I fished from shore along with about...
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By: dave g
Posted: 5/27/2007
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/19/2007
Hot Spots: 0
this was our first trip to rufus woods and we arrived about 1500. we didn't bring the boat east with us, so we stopped at the first fishing area just past the dam. what a great layout. restroom, picni...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/21/2007
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Rating: 4
Fished: 4/20/2007
Hot Spots: 0
This was our third trip to Rufus.They say 3rd time is the charm. YEP! They are right. These nice Triploids, 3 lb. & 12 lb. were fooled by Bob F. of Woodinville, Wa., trolling the J-7 jointed Rapala or...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/26/2007
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Rating: 5
Fished: 3/24/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Had a great time fishing with my family. We all caught lots of fish. Check out the 20 pound 29 inch Carp.
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/6/2007
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Rating: 4
Fished: 3/6/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Rufus Woods on the Reservation side well down stream from the net pens. Sat. only caught a 4lb triploid between the 5 of us. Sun. was a different story with three of us limiting out on triplo...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 2/25/2007
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Rating: 2
Fished: 2/2/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Brrr. (5 guys + 2 boats) X 3 days = 4 trout. Not red hot. Trolled plugs, spinners, spoons, stillfished some. Caught 3 fish off the bar by the net pens. All 3 on rapala plugs,5-10 ft down. 2 were 6# ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 2/19/2007
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Rating: 1
Fished: 2/17/2007
Hot Spots: 0
After a kick but day on Chelan putting the smackdown on Mackinaw,we decided to give Rufus Woods a try.Having had much sucess on Roosevelt in the past we figured it would be fairly simple,but it was no...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 1/15/2007
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Rating: 3
Fished: 1/13/2007
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Can you say cold. Probly not cause it was so cold your lips would freeze together but the fish didnt care. My buddies and I fished the net pins saturday and sundy with a little success biggest fish ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 12/11/2006
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Rating: 4
Fished: 12/9/2006
Hot Spots: 0
This is the third trip this year (of many to come) and we had an exceptional day with the three of us in our party limiting. Our fish ranged from 5 lbs to 8-1/2 lbs. These fish are great fighters, a...
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