TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2012

Rufus Woods triploids taking the bait

FISHING -- Bait fishing for triploid rainbow trout has been hot at Lake Rufus Woods, especially near the lower net pens, says Anton Jones of Darrell and Dad's Family Guide Service. New flavors of Pautzke baits work, he said. "Mallow Balls O’ Fire, American Wildfire,...

THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2011

Rufus Woods triploids fewer but bigger

FISHING -- Here's the latest fishing report from Lake Rufus Woods on the Columbia River downstream from Grande Coulee Dam. It comes from Anton Jones (above with a 9-pound triploid rainbow) of Darrell & Dad's Family Guide Service. This is a great time to fish...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2011

Fishing guide’s tip: Don’t spare the rod on kids

FISHING -- Chelan-area guide Anton Jones, who fishes with families almost every week, has a bit of advice for adults who take kids out fishing, especially as the kids get older. "I see all too often, parents stepping in and “rescuing” a 14-year-old kid that...

MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2011

Chelan macks produce; Upper Columbia salmon spotty

SALMON FISHING -- The latest observations on upper Columbia salmon fishing from Anton Jones of Darrell & Dad's Family Guide Service include a digression to point out that mackinaw fishing continues to be great at Lake Chelan, as one can see above in the form...

MONDAY, FEB. 14, 2011

Feed the tribe with Rufus Woods hog-like rainbow trout

FISHING -- Heading downstream from Grand Coulee Dam has been productive for anglers casting bait rigs near the commercial net pens at Lake Rufus Woods, according to Anton Jones of Darrell & Dad's Family Guide Service. His photo above indicates the rough range of possibilities...

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