Category Archives: Trout Fishing

There’s probably nothing more sublime – and exciting – than throwing a nymph fly upstream and watching a big rainbow trout devour it. North America’s 4th most popular gamefish species and can be found coast to coast in rivers, creeks, streams and even lakes – lake trout are some of the most massive freshwater species you’ll find and what a fight! Same for the delicious steelhead.

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10 Best Fly Fishing Destinations in America for Trout

I live in a place renowned for its trout fishing but in my travels, I have come to learn that outstanding trout fishing spots are everywhere around us. Some are remote and others are just down the road but the thing that they have in common is great trout fishing ...
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Fishing for Rainbow Trout in the Summer Sun

Summer is upon us and those fishing poles in the garage are calling your name. When you have some downtime, there isn’t anything better than packing up your truck with gear and getting out to some hidden creek or river for some fishing fun. Hobbies that are fun and feed ...
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All About Trout: 10 Trout Fishing Books You Need to Read

One of the best ways to get into any hobby or enhance one that you are already in is through books. I love fishing, in any way, shape, or form so it is only natural that I stuff my bookshelves with titles about the outdoors and fishing. Trout can be ...
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Fishing for Trout’s Most Underappreciated: The Lake Trout

Before we get started on lake trout fishing, let's first clarify something about the fish itself. Although the Lake trout (also known as lake char, mackinaw and gray trout)  is also a  member of the Salmonidae family, it is actually a char rather than a trout. The Dolly Varden and ...
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Trout Fishing in Rivers and Streams: 101 Basics and Beyond

Trout fishing in rivers and streams can be a challenge but it is also one of the best ways to catch fish. Consider that streams and rivers are quite different from still water such as lakes, reservoirs, and ponds in terms of temperature and food supply. Water temperatures are typically ...
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Fishing for Rainbow Trout, Top Game Fish West of the Rockies

The Rainbow Trout: America’s Western Fish The Oncorhynchus mykiss, or simply known as the rainbow trout, is one of America’s most recognizable fish. With a vast distribution on the west side of the Continental Divide and a fighting spirit that is second to none, it is also a solidly top ...
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