The Deal: When the average guy thinks about ultra-light trout fishing, 4- to 6-pound test line likely comes to mind. After years of trial and error, Connecticut angler Matt Wettish decided hair-thin 2-pound fluorocarbon was the deal. In his opinion, while fighting big fish on such thin line is a challenge, nothing else allowed him to achieve the natural presentations he was trying to master, or reach the bottom under any conditions more effectively. Wettish has a flyfishing background, and used his knowledge of drifting flies and trout forage to fine-tune his gear and his bait of choice. Meal worms, he believes, are the most widely available bait that represent everything from a stonefly to an inch worm to an aquatic larva. Their light weight also makes them easier to present in a wide variety of situations and current speeds than heavier garden worms or nightcrawlers.