Enormous 19lb Lake Record Rainbow Caught While Trolling A Rapala With 4lb Line

According to the Stockton Record – Richard Bartoni recently reeled in a 19.96 rainbow trout tolling a gold/bronze Rapala crankbait tied to 4lb test on Lake Amador. The lake record-setting rainbow measured 32 inches and had a 22-inch girth. Lake Amador is a small 385 acre in Northern California situated about 30 miles east of the halfway point between Stockton …

Trout Fishing Tips: 5 Things Any Angler Should Know

Trout are beautiful fish that live in scenic locations and are fun to catch. If you’re getting started in trout fishing, we’ve got five tips for your—a quick-start guide that will put you on the fast track to catching trout in small water. Tip 1: Find Stocked Trout Take advantage of stocked trout fisheries. In states where trout can survive, …

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8 Things You Need To Start Trout Fishing

Trout have reached almost mythical status among anglers for a reason. They are gorgeous, mercurial in nature, hard fighters, and possess a unique charm that sets them apart from all other freshwater species. They are also at-home in some of the most pristine and picturesque waterways in the country, making trout fishing something of a religious experience for the die-hards. Additionally, …