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Rufus Woods Fishing Reports

Posted: 12/20/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/20/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Well we had a great trip up to Rufus today. We took the Pautzke crew up to the lower pens for some triploid catching. Jeff's jigging technique was very productive for some catch and release work. P...
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Posted: 12/19/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/19/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Jeff took Tim Meade and his buddies up to work over some triploids with his jiggin' technique. They caught some nice fish and had some wildlife viewing opportunities. Sight fishing like this can be ...
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Posted: 12/18/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/17/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Jeff took Al and his buddies for a day up at Rufus to catch some triploids. They worked the lower net pens with bait and jigs. Jig fishing was more successful. The old casting standy, Worden Lures ...
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Posted: 12/17/2011
Species: Perch
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/16/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Rough Day on Rufus Woods. Cindy and I had a few hours to spare, so up to RW we went. Today we were going to target the Yellow Perch. As we have caught some really nice Yellow perch randomly in the pa...
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Posted: 12/9/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 12/5/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Tough, tough, tough fishing out of Seatons Grove, upper end of Rufus. Water temp at 48 degrees, little flow. 3 days of hunt and peck, not a big fan of squatting by the pens so more work for me. Few fi...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 12/9/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/9/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Fished the canline at Rufus today & got 2 in less than 1/2 hour. One was 5 1/2 lbs and the other was 6 1/2 lbs. Both caught on a flasher & black squid. I'll try & send a photo. The larger one was long...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 12/7/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/6/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Jeff & Brian took writer John Kruse and his group up to Rufus for some triploid fishing. It was pretty tough sledding, but they got some fish on jigs and couple on bait. On Rufus, some days, you jus...
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By: afk
Posted: 12/4/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/3/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Picked up 3 between my partner & I. It was pretty slow. A 3,4 & a 5 pounder. Nice fish and a great day on the water. Tried flies in olive, black & brown, nadda. Talked to Joe when he came by & he sai...
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Posted: 12/3/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/2/2011
Hot Spots: 0
First time out in quite awhile, but things came together and Cindy and I put the boat in the water around 11-1130 AM. Headed up river to the lower most pens and fish around them casting jigs, spinners...
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Posted: 12/3/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/3/2011
Hot Spots: 0
We Tackled Rufus Woods again today... Really had to work hard to get the Triploids to bite in morning but by the end of the Day we did catch some nice Limits. Biggest today was 6lbs. The Wooley bugge...
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Posted: 12/2/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/2/2011
Hot Spots: 0
This was my first time here, and it is a beautiful river and canyon. We launched at Smeaton's Grove. Went strait to the net pens based on advice. We gave it hell for 2 hours without a fish there, and ...
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Posted: 12/2/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/2/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Took Yakima writer, Rob Phillips, his son Kyle and my good buddy Al Brooks up to the lower pens to work on some technique with Jeff. Ended up catching fish on rainbow dough bait. Early, the current ...
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Posted: 12/2/2011
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Rating: 3
Fished: 12/1/2011
Hot Spots: 0
We hit Rufus Woods again today, but it was a Battle with getting the Biggins to bite..Caught a bunch of the 1 to 3 lbs and at the end did get a nice Rainbow. Caught fish Casting Spoons and trolling Fl...
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Posted: 11/27/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/27/2011
Hot Spots: 0
November 27th, 2011 Today was another Great day at Rufus with Banging some Dandy Triploids and being home by 12:30 am with Nice Limits..The Flies were the Key again today..Trolled the Fly at less th...
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Posted: 11/26/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/26/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Today I was at Rufus Woods again today..The fishing was Great but the Bite didn't pick up for us until Late Morning..We did get into some really Nice Triploid Rainbows today. Trolling Wooley Buggers a...
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Posted: 11/16/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/16/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Rufus Woods again today was Good Fishing Pulling Flies...Morning Bite was a tough go but it did pick up good just before 11:00 am and continued good. Around pump 4 is where I found the Biters. Black W...
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Posted: 11/13/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/13/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Well Jeff and Brian took the Cato Brothers out on Rufus again. What a difference a day makes! The bite came on strong. Worden Lures Super Roostertails caught some fish, but working jigs was best. ...
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Posted: 11/12/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/12/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Jeff & Brian took the Kato crew out for some triploids. Caught some fish in the Timm's Ranch area on Worden Lures Super Roostertails then finished the four guy limit on bait by the lower pens. Big f...
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Posted: 11/12/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/12/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Rufus Woods again today was great Fishing in the Lower Basin of the Reservoir..Pulling Flies and Casting Spoons worked today..The Rainbows were light Striking today but we managed to hook some real Ni...
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Posted: 11/11/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/11/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Another Successful Day at Rufus Woods!!!! The Bite was real slow the first hour then the water started to move and like a light switch the Bite came on...Trolling and Casting worked well today..Hooked...
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Posted: 11/10/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/10/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Today we had another outstanding day up on Rufus Woods.. Pulling Flies on the Surface again worked well but casting to the shoreline also was productive... We fished the Lower Basin of Rufus today. S...
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Posted: 11/8/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/8/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Good Day at Rufus Woods...We caught most of the Rainbows Dragging Flies. We did manage to Snake a few by casting Spoons to the shore but most of the Rainbows were holding off the shoreline in depths o...
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Posted: 11/1/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/29/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Well it was a cold foggy morning that burned off quick and the fishing was quick too. First cast 5.8lb trout in the boat. Another 3lber in the boat on Toms next cast and we were jigging for a few hour...
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Posted: 10/28/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/22/2011
Hot Spots: 0
We hit the lake about 5PM after unsuccessful tries on Evergreen Reservoir and Banks Lake hoping to get limit very fast and go home to Everett. The weather was enjoyable/perfect but no current at all. ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 10/13/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/8/2011
Hot Spots: 0
3 To 7 lbs Three days limited out
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