A multitude of types of lures have been created for the purpose of trout fishing.
You can choose lures by what you are comfortable with and also by observing what the fish seem to be biting that particular day.
The spinner is one category of fishing lure. Spinner lures are utilized for spinner angling methods, while fly lures are utilized for fly fishing. Spinners and lures are designed to mimic the movement of the creatures that trout prey on. However, in appearance they don’t often actually resemble the specimens they are modeled on.
It can be challenging to decide what kind of lure you need each season. After the winter hibernation, trout usually stay close to the bottom. They are a bit sluggish until the water warms up. You need a lure that is not too heavy and not too light. It should not go right over the fishes’ heads; however, it should also not get tangled up in water plants and stuck under rocks.
It’s always good to have a choice of lures on hand to try and see what will work and what won’t. In springtime, with waterways flush from rains, anglers can try spinner and worm combos. It is best to fish with a weightless spinner and worm in these conditions. Let it drift across the lake or river bottom, using sufficient split shot to maintain it at that depth.
Spoon lures are a kind of spinner, similar in appearance to their namesake. In shape, they are modeled after the bowl of a spoon, making a wobbling motion in the water. They mimic a tiny type of fish that trout usually eat. The spoon may or may not be successful. It really depends on what trout in the area are feeding on at the time.
You might not be successful at attracting trout if the spot you’re fishing doesn’t offer any bait specimens. Spoon lures are available in a variety of weights, shapes, and dimensions. At the start of springtime, try a hefty but small spoon, no bigger than an inch.
Rooster tails are also widely used as bait for trout fishing. This type of lure features a little clump of fur at the base. Rooster tail lures are intended to mimic minnows, which in nature are typically preyed on by trout. This type of lure is capable of diving to great depths or skimming near the water’s surface.
The best way to make the lure plunge to a variety of depths is by adjusting the forward edge of the lure. This is a bit tricky since you have to try not to break the fishing lure. Generally, rooster tail lures average around 3 or 4 inches long.
Ordinarily, trout anglers will cast their line upstream for spin fishing. Based on how fast the water is flowing, they might choose to cast up and across as well.
The primary principle you need to keep in mind is, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” mixed with a hefty dose of “Never give up!”