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Any of you guys going trout fishing on its opener. if you are any tips or advise you can give to im prove my catch or trout.

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wallyH

I used to go down to White Water state park every year for the opener with about 10 guys. We haven't done it the last couple of years though.

No real secrets to give. Just like most fish they like food cover and oxygen. When I'm looking for spots I usually like deep holes with fast or semi-fast water or where a tree has fallen in. You also need to be careful not to spook the fish. If when you show up at hole and the fish are rising to the surface and a minute later they're not. They just might be on to you. smile.gif

I went to Hay Creek a couple weeks ago for the catch and release season. I caught 15 and the guy I was with only caught 3. Only difference I could tell is that I was getting closer to the cover than he was. Can't be afraid to loose one in the tree now and then.

Good Luck, hopefully I'll make it down myself.

Wally H

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lindy rig

Use a spinner, Blue Fox Vibrax, size 0. I usually tie my own tails on, but they have some that are already tied. Mepps Agaila are also good. Use light line, 4 lb test or less. Good advice about being stealthy, trout spook very easy.

Oh ya, get some shore lunch. Can't beat fresh trout. Better than walleye in my opinion.

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