Early Spring Trout Fishing Tips For Any Angler

Streams are usually flowing strong with higher water levels in the early spring due to melting snow and rain runoff so you can usually catch rainbow and brown trout on action lures such as Mepp’s or Blue Fox spinners, small jerkbaits and crankbaits, spoons and Mepps Wooly Worm Spin Flies. I prefer throwing these lures on spinning tackle with 4-pound …

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River Bass Fishing: How To Catch Giant Bass In Your Local River

River bass fishing the ugly, chocolate-brown rivers that you thought were best suited for catfish and cane poles can actually be an attractive bass fishery in suburbia. If you have honed your bass fishing skills on lakes, you might need some retraining before fishing for bass on river systems. Adapting To River Bass A valuable lesson in adapting to river …

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How To Catch Smallmouth Bass In Current

The heat of summer is quickly approaching and catching smallmouth can become a daunting task. Many anglers will target them in the deeper, colder water, but an often overlooked area is in streams or rivers with heavy current. The moving water will typically be cooler than the lakes while also providing a continuous supply of oxygen and food, thus creating …

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How To Find And Catch Catfish In Rivers

Catfish make for an interesting target when fishing rivers and streams. These whiskered fish tend to migrate into deep holes during the fall and winter months. They can be found moving upstream or back downstream to their holding lies for the summer months. Catfish not only have good eyesight, but they have an incredible sense of smell they use to …

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Trout Fishing Lakes Vs Rivers: What’s The Difference?

Although trout are native to streams and rivers, they have also been stocked in many lakes and reservoirs across the country, particularly those with the deep, cold water they prefer. Despite being the same species, stream trout and lake/reservoir trout can be extremely different when it comes to their feeding habits, preferred structure, and even the types of gear that …

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How To “Read The Water” For Trout

Fishing a stream for trout can be some of the most rewarding fishing you’ll ever get from the bank – but it comes with a bit of a learning curve for anglers that are used to the more consistent waters of lakes and reservoirs. The best way to up your odds? Learn to “read the water.”: 1. Eddies Source: DiscoverCatfishing …

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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, …