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Rufus Woods Fishing Reports

Posted: 10/22/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/21/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Another great day in Paradise!! Woke up early Sunday AM and over the morning cup asked ole Cinders if she felt up to another trip to Rufus. "Give me time for a second cup" she said, so after a few mo...
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Posted: 10/20/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/20/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Long time NO FISH!! With the forecast for windy conditions in the afternoon, and the fever running high, Cindy and I headed up to Rufus early and put the boat in the water around 0830 and headed up t...
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By: tankorama
Posted: 8/3/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/31/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Took the family up to Rufus Woods and fished from the shore just up from the Chief Joseph Dam across from the Bridgeport State Park. We arrived around 3:30 and fished until 7:30pm and caught 8 triplo...
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By: mud shark
Posted: 6/15/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/10/2012
Hot Spots: 0
man we were just killing the fish all week at rufus woods fishing was hot for us up at the upper pens in between the pens and the shore i cant wait to go back we were just casting out a olive ...
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By: mud shark
Posted: 6/14/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/11/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Wow. What a day at rufus. We didn't get on the water until 1230. We were off the water at 3 and in that time we managed to catch and release about 20 fish each and there were 5 of us. The smallest was...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/10/2012
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/7/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Had a great day of fishing on Roofus Woods!! a friend of mine came down from Spokane with his 5 year old daughter. With the weather not being very agreeable, we decided to fish for a little while. ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/4/2012
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/30/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Had a good day out on the water again. With most anglers heading north to the net pens, to try to slaughter the Triploids, I find myself being one of the few angler's fishing the walleye. Remember it...
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By: lohans4
Posted: 5/30/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/29/2012
Hot Spots: 0
First time fishing at Rufus that I've been skunked. Had a couple of bites and one on and lost it, & that was it. The Colville checker said that it has been extremely slow & he had only saw 3 small one...
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Posted: 5/21/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/21/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Just got back from Rufus Woods for a little change in the Routine...It was work at Rufus today but at the end we hooked and released 18 triploids today!!!!Biggest was around that 5lb mark nothing to e...
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By: dave g
Posted: 5/13/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/12/2012
Hot Spots: 0
my two buddies and i arrived in bridgeport friday to pick up our derby packages and to fish the lower end of the lake and get my boat 'rufus-ized'. we only fished for about 3 hours friday starting up ...
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By: Big D
Posted: 5/13/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/12/2012
Hot Spots: 0
My son & I fished the Tripping with the Triploids fishing derby on Rufus Woods today and had a great day as far as fishing together goes. We finally got into some fish shortly after noon but nothing o...
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By: sea-nile
Posted: 5/1/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/27/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Made a run for the lower pin area on Friday morning with the wife and the dogs huddled in the cuddy to keep warm and started fishing at about 0700. My wife had her first fish on an hour later, good...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/30/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/28/2012
Hot Spots: 0
I gave Saturdays rating a 5 star just because it was such a great day to be out on the river with my all time favorite fishing partner, my wife Sherie! Of course, a day out on the boat would not be c...
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Posted: 4/21/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/21/2012
Hot Spots: 1
We fished Rufus today and it was a tough go but we managed to get limits of Triploids. The Black Jigs worked best but we did get a couple on the green kastmaster. trolling flies worked too but caught ...
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Posted: 4/14/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/13/2012
Hot Spots: 0
I was up at the Rufus last night for a Quick evening trip and we managed to get limits in 3 hours...Casting Roosters to the shore in the color black is what worked best. Around pump 3 is where we fish...
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Posted: 4/8/2012
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/6/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Since we had Friday off, Cindy and I made a trip over to Seaton's grove to try for a Walleye. We got on the water around 10:30-11:00. The current was running pretty high, so we fished the eddies and b...
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Posted: 3/27/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/27/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Hit Rufus this morning at Daylight. We fished until 8:30am and were back at the Launch by 9:00am with our Limits and back home at 9:55am submitting a report WL.com at 10:00am...Biggest today was 5 lbs...
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Posted: 3/2/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/2/2012
Hot Spots: 0
I launched at the Corps launch and went up to the Lower most pens. I mooched down along the sides of the pens allowing the current to drift the boat, and no bites. I then fished around right below the...
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Posted: 2/6/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/3/2012
Hot Spots: 0
15 degrees out all day. Really cold, but powered the 12' Livingston with a 15hp merc on up to the net pens at Tim's Ranch. I limited but, my brother got skunked. The next day, he caught one and I caug...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 1/29/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/29/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Had some free time today, so Cindy and I headed up to Rufus Woods. Got on the water 1030-1100 and fishd for a couple of hours. We launched at the Corps launch at the lower end, and ran up to the cabin...
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Posted: 1/16/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/15/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Jeff took the Burdette clan up to the lower pens to fish for triploids. Had to climb up the lake by Braille for about half the journey due to fog. Air temps from the low teens to the low twenties ma...
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Posted: 1/11/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/10/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Thanks to the Duckworth gang for going to Rufus with us on a breezy day. Getting up to the lower set of pens was easy. The bite was on early then tailed off later in the day as the harsh breeze blew...
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Posted: 1/3/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/2/2012
Hot Spots: 0
We ran a trip up to the lower net pens to celebrate the New Year. The trip up was kooky with heavy fog. At times visibility was well under 50 feet. As soon as we got there, the fish cooperated. Li...
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By: afk
Posted: 1/3/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 1/2/2012
Hot Spots: 0
I had the pleasure to fish out of my buddy Jerrys heated boat. I'd never have lasted all day otherwise. We fished it hard. Fourth boat in at the Corps. launch in the morning & last ones off! Maybe we ...
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By: Bodofish
Posted: 12/30/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/27/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Fished two days and had a great time. First day was a snow and rain off and on but for the most part just overcast. Second day was just plain old sunny and beautiful. Fished at and around the upper...
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