Landing a fighter can be difficult if you’re on your own, but with this long handled Airflo Landing Net the challenge is simplified. The shorter the fight, the better chance you have of either landing the fish or releasing it without harm.
Considering that the water is high, the temperature is still down, and the fish are lethargic, trout fishing in the spring can be an incredibly difficult challenge. There is floating debris, torrential flows, discoloured water and even freezing drizzle at times, but these are all part of the game if you want to catch trout early in the season.
Trout may not hibernate like bears, but it sure can seem that way if you have ever gone fishing in cold waters. Trout are cold blooded and slow down everything that they do in the winter months. They will once again become a lot more active as the water begins to warm in the spring, as do the insects that they regularly eat. While spring, summer and fall are quite different in their own right, each season has insects and fish that are active and making things happen.
Winter is entirely different.
With winter fast approaching, many anglers are getting in a last session of fishing before hitting the water next season. Standing still during such cold times can take its toll on your body, especially as it works harder to stay warm. But, with a combination of advances in technology and seasonal offers, anglers can fight off the drop in temperatures whilst enjoying some last minute fishing.
Brook trout are moody and very easily spooked which makes them one of the most challenging fish to catch. The anglers that have the most success with brook trout are the ones who are persistent and patient, and they are rewarded with beautiful and delicious fish.
I think it’s safe to say that I’m not the only angler who has been in a situation where we’ve raided our tackle box and pockets to find a pair of misplaced scissors. Having things to hand when angling makes your life easier and your angling experience seamless, and that’s why I love this combination of nippers with a pin badge zinger from Dr. Slick.
Finding a good fishing spot with peace and tranquility can be a bit of challenge during seasonal peaks. And changes in your fishing environment may require changes in your techniques. Here, resident writer Drew Clement provides five indispensibe tips to aid your angling experience.
Anyone who has ever fished for trout has definitely asked themselves what it is that makes trout bite into bait. They can be so fickle at times and then at others they seem to jump on anything that passes them by. To help you understand the trout you are after a little more, we are going to discuss some of the main reasons that trout will strike.
Wading is something that most trout anglers will do at some point of their fishing career. While it is suggested by many to avoid wading if you can ever simply fish from the shore, it is something that is required in some areas. If you are heading into the water then keep these tips in mind, and you can ensure you stay safe while catching the most trout possible.