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Rufus Woods Fishing Reports

Posted: 9/28/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/23/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Sandy and I liked the drive up, the quick fish and the scenery back down, we decided to see if we could duplicate the previous days results. We did! It was a beautiful 50 minute boat ride from the S...
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Posted: 9/27/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/22/2011
Hot Spots: 0
I wanted Sandy to experience our September fishing at the pens for rainbows and quickly catch some fish. We made the run from the State Park to the lower pens. The scenery was enjoyable and the fish...
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By: 23dannyg
Posted: 9/9/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/3/2011
Hot Spots: 0
We stayed at the Cabin by the River over the Labor Day Weekend. They have an excellent spot to stay while fishing Rufus Woods - we had a great time. We fished the net pens and caught our first fish tr...
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Posted: 9/8/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/7/2011
Hot Spots: 0
We took a gang up to Rufus to see what's happenning. We trolled the can line with one little fish lost. We plucked a couple from around Pump Station #1. We snicked a couple out of the area around t...
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By: dave g
Posted: 7/27/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/21/2011
Hot Spots: 0
finally the stars lined up and i made it over to rufus for 4 days of fishing. we fished thursday through sunday and had a great time getting fish to the boat each morning and being back at the launch ...
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By: stryker17
Posted: 7/15/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/15/2011
Hot Spots: 0
The fishing has really slowed down, at least for us. Was on the water for 3 days and really had to fish hard for anything we caught. Put in at Seatons Grove and headed down past the 2nd net pens, w...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/10/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/9/2011
Hot Spots: 0
I have in the Tonasket area for the last ten days. I fished Rufus Woods five of those days. This report will be of my last day of fishing. The previous days fishing were just as good as this day. ...
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By: Malottguy
Posted: 7/9/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/7/2011
Hot Spots: 0
My daughter and I got to fish Rufus again with our good friend BluFin Loui and it was a great time. Weather was nice until the wind picked up at he end of the day. We fished mostly jigs but also tr...
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By: Why2Fish
Posted: 7/8/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/8/2011
Hot Spots: 0
I rated today as poor fishing. Fishing was great, fish caught everywhere from shore, but the experience was poor. It was crowded, with a family of rude, inconsiderate poachers and kids. If I ever g...
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By: Gmww
Posted: 7/8/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/5/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Greetings all. This is my first post. I finally fished Rufus Woods for Triploid trout. This was a four day fishing vacation. Our first day was in the afternoon by the fish pen. Using a boat we co...
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By: cstarz95
Posted: 7/7/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/7/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Well, this was the first time my wife and I fished at R.W. Very beautiful and we did have fun being out. I was on the other hand really disapointed with the fishing. After reading some reports and hea...
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By: jtwatso
Posted: 7/4/2011
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Rating: 5
Fished: 7/1/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Rufus is still hot. Fish are holding at about 12 feet. Trollers seem to be doing the best. Troll at 2.0 to 2.25 mph. We used a small flasher and a squid like tube bait with a smiley blade tipped w...
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Posted: 6/30/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/25/2011
Hot Spots: 0
sorry for the late report but went to fish Park lake last weekend but the wind was howling on Saturday morning so decided to take the hour drive up to Rufus Woods and hit the bank below the net pens. ...
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By: Malottguy
Posted: 6/28/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/25/2011
Hot Spots: 0
I haven't posted a report in a long time so figured I would make my Rufus report for the last three days. To start it seems it does not matter the color of bait or artificial you use as these fish are...
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Posted: 6/27/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/26/2011
Hot Spots: 0
After hearing over the years and then again just last week about the hot fishing at Rufus Woods, my husband, daughter and her hasband and myself decided to take a Sunday and just road trip it (4 ...
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Posted: 6/22/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/21/2011
Hot Spots: 0
I heard from the guys at Sportco in Fife that the fishing on R.W. was good. Wow....calling it "good" is almost laughable. I had planned on fishing Banks Lake, but I figured we were close enough to R.W...
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Posted: 6/19/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/19/2011
Hot Spots: 0
BOATS, BOATS, AND more BOATS. Then add a few more. WOW. It was like a scene from the West Side. Bosts lined up to launch, boats lined up at the "single" dock. But everyone was polite and patient, so ...
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Posted: 6/18/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/17/2011
Hot Spots: 0
"Another day of "catching" on Rufus Woods. Cindy and I headed up to RW, and launched at the Corps launch right above Chief Joe dam around 1:30. Water temps were 58-61* and air temp around 78*. Light ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/17/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/16/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Two buddies and I had two incredible days fishing R W. We fished Wed. and Thurs. The water levels were high with fast flows. We fished black jigs and the current seems and back eddys for fast actio...
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By: wagnbrnr
Posted: 6/14/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/10/2011
Hot Spots: 0
went to Rufus for four days of fishing , our best day was Friday the 10th . trolled with flys mostly , so we were able to do catch and release . plenty of fish to be caught that day . i would give you...
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By: afk
Posted: 6/13/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/12/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Picture courtesy of my son helping me resize! And yes they are moving a little water!!!!!!!
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By: afk
Posted: 6/13/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/12/2011
Hot Spots: 0
I let my boys sleep in. We got on the water 12:00 noon. We trolled various flies without sucses. switched it up & got hit on Needle fish. Frog color or metalic perch were the winners. Both of my boys ...
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Posted: 6/10/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/10/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Today I had an afternoon off so decided to head up to Rufus Woods with Mr.Bluefin Loui to try our luck on a Fatboy Triploid Rainbow.. Launch at the Army Corp. Launch and ran up lake and fished Across...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/8/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/21/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Hello to all, a newbie here to share a recent trip to Rufus. I was there for 10 days through Memorial weekend. I am avid fly fisherman and have been fishing Rufus for about 16 years now. One of my f...
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By: Malottguy
Posted: 4/3/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/2/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Had a friend up from Arizona so took him to my normal spot on Rufus. Fishing was not hot, but I lost one and he caught one. It was his largest ever rainbow at 8.77 pounds so he was estatic about that ...
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