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Best Inline Spinners For Trout Fishing

In this guide learn about the best inline spinners for trout fishing, and in which situations each brand works the best. Slight differences in blade design, and body construction results in different retrieval profiles. Some spinners work best in shallow water, while others perform best in deep fast currents. Learn this and more in my comprehensive guide.

Trout fishing in the heat of summer
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Trout fishing in the heat of summer

With the recent waves of hot weather, I find even walking the dog is exhausting. When it is hot the trout we love to catch also struggle as water temperature raises. In the middle of summer with high temperatures and low flow trout are difficult to catch. They are not being fussy, they are fighting…


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Do trout taste good?
Trout fishing advice

Do I need to scale trout before cooking?

Trout have tiny and soft scales which do not need to be removed before cooking. Many people barely notice them while eating cooked trout. On trout larger than 18″ it can be worthwhile to give them a quick scraping because the scales can be a bit larger. According to a recent poll on an online…

What is the best time of day to go trout fishing?
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What is the best time of day to go trout fishing?

The best time to go trout fishing is determined by the water temperature. In hot weather, it is best to fish early in the morning or the evening. While in the winter, trout usually only start to feed after 10 am or when the water starts to warm. At times trout can be sluggish will…

Do trout fight each other?
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Do trout fight each other?

Trout as they grow older become more territorial and the most dominate trout in a pool will chase weaker fish out of their lies or beats. When there is a large enough difference in size, a large trout will even eat a smaller one. A fingerling is no different from a baitfish for the master…

Brown trout eating jerk bait
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How to catch trout in winter on Jerkbaits?

Winter is one of my favorite times of year to target trout on jerkbaits. The reason why jerkbaits are my lure of choice over the colder months is that their realistic appearance allows for extremely slow retrieves, which give lethargic trout plenty of time to inspect before striking. The basics are simple, cast the Jerkbait…

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Should trout fishing with drones be allowed?

I am going to put my cards straight on the table. I hate drones, I consider them annoying oversized mosquitoes which buzz around overhead ruining the tranquillity of an area. Sure, they produce some spectacular video footage, but that does not make them any less annoying. Drones are more than just video devices, they can…


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10 Trout, Salmon and Char hybrids.

While researching for an article on the differences between Trout and Salmon, I got side tracked by hybridisation between the different groups of Salmonidae’s. It turns out, there is a lot of different trout hybrids out there. For those who do not know, Salmonidae is the scientific Family which all ‘true’ Salmon, Trout and Char…

Brown trout can fight hard
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Which trout fights the hardest?

After hooking a trout, the fight is on. A commonly asked question is which type of trout fights the best?, well, all trout species are capable fighters, but fight differently. Rainbows put on powerful runs and airborne displays, while browns fight in a calmer, more calculating manner. They seek out structure hoping to foul the…

In-depth guide to trout fishing in Georgia
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In-depth guide to trout fishing in Georgia

From their origins high in the Appalachian mountains Georgia has 4000 miles of trout streams. Inhabited, not only by the native Brook Trout but also Brown and Rainbows. Trout fishing in Georgia is some of the most accessible in North America. The Chattahoochee River, one of the country’s top trout rivers flows through the state…