Does blade design on spinners matter when trout fishing?

Does blade design on spinners matter when trout fishing?

When buying spinners of unknown brands, a lot can be learned about their likely performance and action based entirely on the blade design they used. The shape or design of the rotating blade on an inline spinner not only influences the action, and sink rate, but also the optimal speed the spinner should be fished…

Spinners vs Spoons – Which metal lure catches the most trout?
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Spinners vs Spoons – Which metal lure catches the most trout?

Spoons and spinners must be among the most popular hard body trout lures, and the reason is simple. They catch trout and they catch them consistently. I always consider it a good idea to have both types of lures with you when your fishing, because a trout’s preference can easily change hour from hour, day…

Why October brings some of the best trout fishing of the year?

Why October brings some of the best trout fishing of the year?

Interest in trout fishing seems to drop off as the days shorten, and anglers spend more time indoors or pursuing other activities. In some ways this is great, empty parking lots and less competition on the water. The trout less wary. But in other ways, this is a real shame, because October can be an…

10 of the most visually stunning trout fishing locations

Trout fishing is great for the challenge and excitement it offers. It is made better still because trout often choose to live in some of the most picturesque locations on this planet. This article is my opinion of the 10 most visually stunning locations that offers equally impressive trout fishing. 10) Scottish Highlands When thinking…

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Does Penn make any good trout reels? (Saltwater reels in the fresh)

Penn is one of the biggest names in offshore reels, they built their reputation on classics like the Senator, International, and the Spinfisher. These are all heavy duty reels designed for catching powerful fighting fish in the salt. So whether you are a Penn loyalist, or just want to try something a little different, what…

Trout fishing differences between freestone, braided and spring-fed rivers?

Trout fishing differences between freestone, braided and spring-fed rivers?

Trout fishermen have different names for different types of water, so how do freestone rivers, spring creeks and tailwaters differ? Can some rivers fall into multiple categories? Some basic definitions Creek, Stream, Brook, Kill, Burn There is really no difference between a creek, stream or brook when it comes to trout fishing characteristics. I consider…