Located upstream of Chief Joseph Dam, Rufus Woods Reservoir is 51 miles long. Year round open season. Trout daily limit is two (2) and includes kokanee. On the waters of Rufus Woods, or within designated fishing areas (DFA), which are located and marked as such on the Colville reservation shoreline, either a tribal permit or Washington State fishing license shall be acceptable. A Washington State license is required when fishing from the Douglas County shoreline. Walleye, yellow perch, smallmouth bass, and kokanee are also available. There is a state park with camping and boat launching facilities, an Army Corps of Engineers access area with boat launch, along with several access areas along the Colville side of the reservoir.
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