Top Ad

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

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

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

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

    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...

    Comment


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

      Comment


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

        Comment


        • #5
          Trout Magnet Sore Lip'em all

          Comment


          • #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.

            Comment


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

              Comment


              • #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.

                Comment


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

                  Comment


                  • #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.

                    Comment


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

                      Comment

                      Welcome!

                      Collapse

                      Welcome to Field and Streams's Answers section. Here you will find hunting, fishing, and survival tips from the editors of Field and Stream, as well as recommendations from readers like yourself.

                      If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ for information on posting and navigating the forums.

                      And don't forget to check out the latest reviews on guns and outdoor gear on fieldandstream.com.

                      Right Rail 1

                      Collapse

                      Top Active Users

                      Collapse

                      There are no top active users.

                      Right Rail 2

                      Collapse

                      Latest Topics

                      Collapse

                      • Reply to Rip -rbg
                        by 99explorer
                        I just learned of a CIA report that Vladimir Putin himself is directing the Russian interference in our 2020 Presidential election, which was crowded...
                        Today, 09:09 PM
                      • Rip -rbg
                        by fitch270
                        2020 adding to it's bag of tricks....
                        09-18-2020, 09:26 PM
                      • Reply to Bows
                        by PigHunter
                        I hear ya! I finally got around to adjusting the new sight on my 90's vintage PSE. It's been restrung too. I've used a crossbow for the last 7 seasons...
                        Today, 08:45 PM
                      • Bows
                        by Danbo
                        Started practicing with my bow.
                        The deer don't stand a chance 😎
                        Today, 08:23 PM
                      • Reply to Rip -rbg
                        by Pmacc60
                        The public can focus on two different things at once ! Again liberal nonsense , put it out there and we can see what the president is planning for the...
                        Today, 08:43 PM

                      Right Rail 3

                      Collapse

                      Footer Ad

                      Collapse
                      Working...
                      X