Tailspins For Trout: A Sleeper Lure That CRUSHES Fish

Tailspins (a hard bodied lure with a trailing willow or Colorado blade) are some of the most underused trout fishing baits in the market today. Their somewhat bland style, usually downsized body and unrealistic profile scare anglers from purchasing them. But I can guarantee you this: they don’t scare trout from biting them. Here we’ll break down the where & …

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The MOST Delicious Way To Cook Trout Over A Campfire

Cooking fish into a delicious meal is an incredibly rewarding experience. Add in the primitive acts of catching a fish, cleaning it, and creating a fire to cook it on, and the experience is magnified tremendously. Fresh trout cooked over a campfire is a true delicacy and something I suggest to anyone who enjoys eating fish. The beauty of this …

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Soft Plastics For Trout: How To Imitate Bugs

Soft plastics for trout are always a solid choice. When water is clear and current is moving quickly, there’s no better trout bait than a soft plastic bug imitator. Fast current can render some common trout-fishing baits useless, as the water rushing by will tug your bait below the surface and thrash it around, something no trout can catch up …

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How To Catch Big Trout On Jerkbaits

Did he just say, “jerkbaits for trout?” Hear me out. When you are looking to upgrade from the typical 12 inch stocker rainbows and catch yourself a trophy trout, your best bet is a jerkbait. Once native trout (and stockers, sometimes) reach a certain size, they move to a strictly baitfish diet. This means your bug imitators or live grasshoppers …

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How To Fish Inline Spinners For Trout All Year Long

Inline spinners are one of the best choices for trout when they are in some of their most finicky stages. While an inline spinner will get bit year round, you can count on them most in early spring or late fall, when only the most realistic flies seem to produce. Almost all species of trout fall victim to a spinner, …

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How To Maximize Your Time (And Fun) On The Water

Being prepared and planning your fishing trip in advance will help you maximize your time on the water, which is especially important for those anglers who can only fish on weekends. The most important step to follow when planning your trip is to keep track of the weather in the area you plan to fish and find out what the …

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Spotted Bass Tips: How To Catch Your New PB

Many lakes throughout the country have strong enough spotted bass populations that on any given day you can catch more than a hundred (!!!) bass. If you prefer catching quantity rather than quality, then spotted bass on these waters will keep you happy. However if you prefer pursuing trophy fish you will have to try the reservoirs in California, Alabama …

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How To Catch Trout Below Dams

Throughout the year one of the most reliable places to catch fish is the riverine section below a highland reservoir dam. While bass and other fish in the impoundment above the dam live in an environment of water temperature and barometric pressure changes that affect their behavior, trout below the dam swim in a more controlled setting. So the fishing …