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Rufus Woods Fishing Reports

Posted: 5/31/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/31/2010
Hot Spots: 0
WOW what a day on the water. We went to RUfus Woods this morning and arrived at the corp launch around 11:00, a nd had to wait in line as boats were inspected (equipment and safety) by Douglas county ...
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Posted: 5/24/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/23/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Another GREAT day on the Rufus Woods. After a good day yesterday, we asked Julie (visiting friend from the west side) if she wanted to stay another day on this side of the mountains and we'd go fishin...
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Posted: 5/22/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/22/2010
Hot Spots: 0
What a beautiful Day. Wife Cindy and I headed up to Bridgeport State Park to meet Julie (a friend of ours) from the west side. She had came over on Wednessday and set up at the park. We arrived at ...
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Posted: 5/20/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/19/2010
Hot Spots: 0
From the Desk of the Troutfisherman, area host for the day park and boat ramp at Chief Joseph Dam. This will surely get your fish oil (adrenaline) moving! The boat was out about 4 hours, returni...
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Posted: 5/7/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/7/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Had the day off so Cindy and I headed up to Rufus. Launched at the Corps launch at Chief Joe around 0945, and since it was so nice we headed up to the lower pens. Several boats in the area of the pens...
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By: mav186
Posted: 4/19/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/16/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Place Fished: Rufus Woods Date(s): 4/16/10 Weather Conditions: Sunny Wind: Light Ambient Temp: 70F Water Temp.: 42.7F Water Clarity: Avg Moon Phase: 6% Waxing Location Fished...
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By: mav186
Posted: 4/19/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/15/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Place Fished: Rufus Woods Accommodations and Contact Information: Sky Deck Hotel 509-633-0290 Date(s): 4/15/10 Weather Conditions: Mostly Sunny Wind: Light Ambient Temp: 63F Water Temp...
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Posted: 4/18/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/15/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Ok, I finally have a few minutes to post this report. Last week was a wonderful time spent vacationing with the family at Lake Chelan for a day and then on to Rufus Woods Lake. We fished all day o...
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Posted: 4/16/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/15/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Launched at the Corps Launch above Chief Joseph dam around 0930 for some solo fishing, ran up to the pump #1 area, jigged along shoreline. Picked up several fish ranging from 10 inches to approx 5#. A...
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By: CWTF
Posted: 4/13/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/10/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Fished around the state park. Had to work for our fish. Saw a guy doing pretty good from the shore. We ended up catching only three fish all in the 3-4# range with tags. Lost a few others with one tha...
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By: Big D
Posted: 4/12/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/11/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Three friends and I hit up Brant's landing today for our annual spring get together and Beer festival. I don’t drink so of course I was the driver. We cast our lines into a steady head wind and all fo...
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Posted: 4/5/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/4/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Well, after a period of not fishing, the fishing withdrawals got to the point where something had to be done. I hooked up the boat, grabbed a willing person and hit Rufus Woods. Launched at the Corps ...
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By: fishnw
Posted: 4/5/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/3/2010
Hot Spots: 0
We headed over the pass in hopes of another great trip to Rufus Woods on Friday. Friday evening we got there and the wind was blowing pretty good and we only had a few hours so we launched in between ...
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Posted: 3/30/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/30/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Ok where to start...Got to Rufus at 7:00am..Launched the vessel into a Full Force Gail Wind and tied the boat to the dock. I had such high hopes of banging the Trips today but my High Expectations was...
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Posted: 3/28/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/28/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Lake Chelan has been pumping out the Lakers very steady but this last week my focus was at Rufus Woods where we targeted the shorelines for the Triploid Rainbows.. I caught fish on Kastmasters in g...
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By: mav186
Posted: 3/22/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/18/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Place Fished: Rufus Woods Date(s): 3/18 &19/10 Weather Conditions: Sunny Wind: up to 20mph Ambient Temp: 60F Water Temp.: 39F Water Clarity: Avg Moon Phase: 8% Waxing Locatio...
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By: huntnfool
Posted: 3/15/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/13/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Rufus 3/13 and 3/14. Had several hits by the lower pens on Sat but was not able to get one in the boat. Bad hook on the lure, never thought to check the hook. Weather was outstanding both Sat a...
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Posted: 3/8/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/7/2010
Hot Spots: 0
My daughter gave me the best Christmas present in the world! She gave me a Gas card and a Safeway card and a letter describing what it was all for. The present was to take her fishing for a weekend wi...
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By: sea-nile
Posted: 3/7/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/7/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Second day and just as good as the yesterdays report. Except having Pa out fish me. As seen in the photo, dad's rod caught our limit, strange enough we were using the same exact gear but his rod was t...
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By: fishinwes
Posted: 3/7/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/6/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Friday and Saturday. We boated 4 fish each day most were in the 4 or 5 # range. one was about 12# and one about 10#. Fishing black jigs from pump #2 up to pump #4 mostly.We did spend about an ...
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Posted: 3/1/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/28/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the Mighty RW around 0900ish, launching at Seaton's Grove. Great expectations as we head down river enjoying the eagles, and wildlife. Hit the uppermost pens first. The work on the Pens had change...
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By: mothug33
Posted: 2/28/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/28/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Got the green light from the wife to go to Rufus Woods today!! "REGULATORS MOUNT UP"!! Got Jake the Snake and Dave aka Mr. Pabst Blue Ribbon to try and our hands at the big trips and savory walli...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 2/28/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/27/2010
Hot Spots: 0
We got to RW just before sun up,We fished all day until it was dark. At the net pens thier was about 20+ people fishing, in the 9 hours i fished i saw 6 fish caught, we tried everything from white pow...
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By: Ganno
Posted: 2/20/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 2/19/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Fished RW on the 17th to the 19th .We started on the first day at the lower pens fishing black jigs near the shore no current to speak of and the bite was not what you would call great.We did get a fe...
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By: fishinwes
Posted: 2/18/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/17/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing with the fishin fever crew. Windy day but caught some fish. Fished from 9:30 until dusk.6 fish for 4 people. Not bad for a windy day. Biggest fish was about 15#
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