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What bait should i use for trout in a stream about 12 feet wide 2 feet high

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    What bait should i use for trout in a stream about 12 feet wide 2 feet high

  • #2
    Always hard to beat a night crawler for live bait. Had a lot of luck on small streams in my youth with grasshoppers as well, don't know if I am spry enough to catch them now though...

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    • #3
      people will say bait and spinners.all good! but try this...the" Yozuri Pin Minnow "

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      • #4
        Night-crawler with a Trout Power nugget as a tip. It's worked well for me. Good luck and good fishing.

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        • #5
          Trout Magnet Sore Lip'em all

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          • #6
            Depends what kind of trout. If brook trout, cant go wrong with a dry fly. They are very agressive and will hit almost anything in the summer months. Plus a blast to catch. Even if they arent huge.

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            • #7
              i've used salmon eggs in a stream like that with good success, or grub worms

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              • #8
                Worm or streamer under the banks. Stay low and fish up stream if the water is clear they will spook being right on top of them.

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                • #9
                  I like crickets if you are using live bait.

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                  • #10
                    For trout, I'd use 00, or 0 Mepps, gold, silver, or copper. unweighted crawelers -- sometimes add a nymph weight if current fast, or a single egg with a nymph weight, all with 2 lb line. I can't say never, but don't recall catching brookies or browns on red eggs. Have had browns take yellow or salmon-colored eggs. Also have had luck with Muddler minnow or weighted streamers.

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                    • #11
                      Try a fly or a spinner, if you find any deeper holes fish those the trout are usually in the holes.

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