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Fish: Brown Trout

Browns in local creek

Post By: The Fishing Junky      Posted: 2/28/2021 8:37:57 PM     Points: 20    
I finally made some time to get out and go fishing during my lunch breaks throughout the week and broke this little creek! Thereís tons of brown trout in it!! Using l jerk baits is definitely the most fun wait to catch them in my opinion!! Check out how it went down!!
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 Reply by: not too old to fish      Posted: Mar. 1, 9:35:04 AM     Points: 6363    
Nice video and looks like a good time was had, thanks for sharing.
 Reply by: The Fishing Junky      Posted: Mar. 1, 10:39:38 AM     Points: 20    
Thanks man! I definitely had a fun time! I gotta say I have the most fun when I force myself to breakdown new waters!! Right lines to ya brother!
 Reply by: critterstuffer      Posted: Mar. 1, 2:15:39 PM     Points: 4    
congrats on a nice video! I have to keep a rod in the truck!
 Reply by: richw88      Posted: Mar. 1, 5:42:57 PM     Points: 18    
Nice fish, nice pictures.
Doesn't anyone make single barbless Siwash-type hooks for spinning lures? They used to. Makes release a lot easier on everyone.
Some states require them still, don't they? Just Alaska?
Seems like such a shame to have to tear a couple of trebles out of that pretty fish's mouth.
Great you could find open water in Feb.

 Reply by: FishHuntNow      Posted: Mar. 1, 8:01:46 PM     Points: 1707    
Rich,

Iím going to start buying those types of hooks for my jerkbait. Getting the hooks out has been interesting and Iím surprised I havenít had to go to ER yet removing a jerkbait bait from a trout
 Reply by: The Fishing Junky      Posted: Mar. 4, 2:00:56 PM     Points: 20    
@critter & @rich hey guys thanks! Yea at times when it was cold enough the creek would ice over, I was pretty lucky. Hey man I just had my car stolen with all my gear, I wouldnít leave your gear in your vehicle man, the police that recovered my car said vehicle theft is up 300 percent!! Idk anything about the barbless hooks bro Iím new to other species aside from bass man, Iíll definitely look into them tho thanks for the idea man!! Tight lines all!!
 Reply by: NoNick      Posted: Mar. 4, 3:40:43 PM     Points: 67    
" Idk anything about the barbless hooks bro Iím new to other species aside from bass"

Treble hooks aren't that tough to deal with on trout if you have some fishing forceps to take the hook(s) out. The hooks are too small and trout flop around too much to deal with it using fingers.

To make your hooks barbless, just take said forceps and smash the barb down if that's what you want. I wouldn't be against trying single hooks on a hardbait, but I'd keep the trebles in case they run differently.

Nice fish..
 Reply by: randog      Posted: Mar. 5, 2:05:39 PM     Points: 1654    
Any bass? Also there are Some nice 20 inch browns in there.
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