Tag: Trout

Trout, Bears, and Cliff Bars

Trout, Bears, and Cliff Bars

Like many Americans, two of my brothers are currently off work and have found themselves with more free time. Instead of sitting at home, twiddling their thumbs, my brothers decided to take a road trip from Chicago to…

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Trout Fishing’s Best Kept Secret—Discovering “The Driftless”

Trout Fishing's Best Kept Secret—Discovering "The Driftless"

For the last month and a half, I’ve turned into a little bit of a Trout bum, not a fly guy in fancy clothes trout bum, instead more of a Midwestern trout enthusiast who carries a spinning rod…

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Early Spring Trout Fishing Tips For Any Angler

Early Spring Trout Fishing Tips For Any Angler

Streams are usually flowing strong with higher water levels in the early spring due to melting snow and rain runoff so you can usually catch rainbow and brown trout on action lures such as Mepp’s or Blue Fox…

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Learn How To Fish For Trout Like A Pro In The Spring

Learn How To Fish For Trout Like A Pro In The Spring

I have always considered March 1 as the official start of spring because in my home state of Missouri that date is the opening of trout parks throughout the state. However, April is a prime time for trout…

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GIANT Brown Trout Shatters Missouri State Record!

GIANT Brown Trout Shatters Missouri State Record!

This just in: The Missouri Brown Trout State Record has been broken! Paul Crews was fishing the annual Vince Elfrink Memorial Trout Tournament on Lake Taneycomo with a conventional rod and reel (not a fly guy) when he…

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2 Trolling For Trout Tips You Need To Know For Catching Trophy Fish

2 Trolling For Trout Tips You Need To Know For Catching Trophy Fish

When it comes to trolling for trout, there are a few pros and cons. The cons, of course, are that boats are expensive and logistically more tough than casting from the from the bank. The pros (at a…

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How To Catch Big Trout With A Jerkbait

How To Catch Big Trout With A Jerkbait

Did he just say, “jerkbaits for trout?” Hear me out. When you are looking to upgrade from the typical 12 inch stocker rainbows and catch yourself a trophy trout, your best bet is a jerkbait. Once native trout…

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How To Fish Lake Taneycomo For Bass & Trout

How To Fish Lake Taneycomo For Bass & Trout

The tourism mecca of Branson, Mo., is also the home of Lake Taneycomo, a premier fishery offering some of the best trout fishing in the nation whether you fish with a fly rod or spinning tackle. The cold-water…

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How To Fish Inline Spinners For Trout All Year Long

How To Fish Inline Spinners For Trout All Year Long

Inline spinners are one of the best choices for trout when they are in some of their most finicky stages. While an inline spinner will get bit year round, you can count on them most in early spring…

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