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Question by codymeyer11. Uploaded on February 27, 2010
I use a St. Croix Light Weight spinning rod with a Pfluger reel. Four to eight pound line. Mepps or Panter Martin in line spinners are hard to beat. Salmon eggs work great too.
a 3wt temple fork rod, fly logic reel, 3 wt line by rio, and whatever 'bugs' the trout will hit.
9ft 5wt G. Loomis GLX. Orvis CFO reel. I like scientific angler fly line.
I know this might ruffle some feathers, but i trout fish just to get some action or past time. there is a stream close to my house full of trout and i use my number one rod and reel. i use a med/heavy rod, spinning reel the braided line that is on that reel. as for bait i use blue fox spinner bait, a beetle spinner, or even a small crank bait. i do very well to! i catch trout till i decide i have had enough. now remember i am not a big trout guy before you scoff at my set up. i think as fisherman we get to caught up in the latest trends of gear anyways, as long as i catch fish i dont care what on.
You can't go wrong with med/light rod with 6 lb line and a white roster tail.
St.Croix ultralight 4.5 ft rod. Shimano Symetre reel. 6lb Stren line. Bait: power bait, bread balls, corn, worms, meal worms, small spinners, minnows.
If fly fishing, use whatever the native insects are but with spinning tackle rooster tails are tough to beat. I also like using a orange trout worm 3in long with a #6 hook. I cut the tail of the worm so its only about 1/2 inch past where the hook comes out and I sight fish. The worm gets in the current and really dances, the trout will come up and suck it in and you wont even feel it most the time....really fun method.
as for me i use a 5' ultra light medium action GLoomis GL3 with a Quantum PTi tour series reel... i use stren 4lb flourocarbon test and my favorite lure would have to be a white and orange trout magnet, and yozuri pinns minnow and a rooster tail spinner would be close seconds
depens for me, I have a light 5 foot spinning rod for streams and when I bait fish in ponds i use braid and a 7 foot 2 inch medium fast rod.
I've got a Pfleuger President on a 6' Zebco ultra-light rod. 6#flouro. My favorite rod is a Zebco Omega thumb-caster, yep, you read it right, a thumb-caster. I've got it on a 6' cheapo Zebco rod that I broke the last 6" off of. Now it's a 5 1/2', stiff, and I can zing rooster tails and panther martins a looong ways w/it. Rooster's and Panthers make up 90% of my lure arsenal. The "hot" color seems to change w/every fishing trip. So naturally, I carry an extensive assortment, much to the chagrin of my wife. Rebel baby craws caught me my biggest brown ever last spring. I make my own dough-bait for the rare occasion that lures aren't hitting.
yeah i forgot about dough bait, hatchery pellets and caro makes some great bait
I have a couple St.Croix ultralite spinning combos. 4.5 and 5 footers. 2#test.
I use the same outfit for most the fishing I do. I like a 5.1:1 ratio spinning real with 6lb. stren and a medium heavy rod. Joe's flys spinners are good (black gnat is the all around go to). Trout Magnet jigs are good. When it warms up, Yo-zuri penns minnow is the tool my friend.
I use a medium action spinning rod and reel, 6-10 lb mono, and minnow imitations, live bait, powerbait, and fish eggs.
Quantum agility 6 feet Light rod, Shimano sienna reel size 500, floro carbon 4 lbs line, Roster tail, mepps, Rapala original floater and countdown.
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