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Fishing For Trout - Methods That Ensure A Catch

By Edited May 30, 2015 0 1

Trout can be found in rivers, lakes, streams or anywhere in the world where there is cold water. Yes, that knowledge has already been known and established. Having that knowledge does not ensure getting a catch, though, as trout usually has "hang out" places like human beings. Fishing for trout will be easier as long as you scour for the perfect fishing holes. Here are techniques that can help you find the fishing holes.

First method is: learn how to differentiate different bodies of water. A river differs from a lake or stream because of its water depth and flow. A lake is filled with slow moving or sometimes still waters. A stream, as opposed to the lake, is tiny but the water flow does not stop. Among the three bodies of water mentioned, the river is the most preferred by the trout for its ecological arrangement. However, any technique used in the trout river fishing can be used in the lake or stream.

Second method: secure a pair of sunglasses – not just the ordinary ones but the polarized ones. An angler does not have to spend a lot of money to buy the "special" fishing glasses. The important thing is that the glasses are polarized. The angler is good to good once he or she has found one. Wondering why polarized glasses are recommended? There are two reasons for that. First is for protection and second is for improved vision. Polarized lenses are known to protect the eyes against the damaging ultraviolet rays from the sun. They also improve the angler's vision since the glasses will cut through bright lights reflected by the water. Once these bright lights are deflected, the angler can now clearly see the shadows and the fishing holes underwater.

Third method: learn what the trout needs to survive. Trout need oxygen despite the fact that they live and breathe underwater. This denotes that a good spot to find them are places where there are air bubbles. Aside from oxygen, trout also need food. Most often, they can be spotted in edge of rapids and at the back of big rocks to wait for food that can be drifted by the current. In addition, look for hanging trees near the surface of the water as insects usually fall into the water. Trout regularly feed during dawn and dusk but they can be found all day. Third trout necessity is a good hiding place. Sunken structures are their common hiding place. These hiding places can come as rocks, sunken things, underneath wharves, and trees. When trout are nowhere to be found, they usually conceal themselves in these places.

Fourth method: try places that stick out. Trout generally assemble in calm pools of water or in submerged things. Immediately picks these areas for fishing. This applies to any body of water.

Fifth method: do your homework. Always do research before going to your fishing locations. Fishing stores post information about fishing areas. Maybe you can get hints from these.

When all of these methods fails, try sitting and waiting for your prey. Above all else, patience is still the best method and characteristic that an angler should have when fishing for trout. Good luck in fishing for trout.


Jun 23, 2011 1:27am
thanks for the info! cant wait to get out next trout season, im sure this will help me land one!!!
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