Early Spring Trout Fishing Tips That Work 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 …

7 Trout Lures You Can Rely On All Winter Long

Trout are classified as cold-water fish so when water temperatures turn frigid they stay more active than warm water fish such as bass and crappie.  Trout do slow down in the winter, but the fish still eat whatever is available in the fishery they inhabit. Food becomes scarcer for trout in the winter but there are still small insects in …

Minnesota Stocks Remote Lakes By Dumping Trout From Helicopters

Fishing is deeply ingrained in Minnesota culture, and with roughly 10,000 lakes to choose from, Minnesotans are spoiled when it comes to fishing. However, these paradises don’t come easy. It takes collective help from anglers, community members, and state agencies to maintain and manage these world-renowned fishing destinations. Now, let’s get to the chopper! For years, low-flying pilots in stripped-down …

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, …