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 Posted: Tue May 21st, 2019 03:04 pm
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Hi guys. This is definitely not a purist way of fishing, but has anyone ever tried flyfishing with dropshot worms for Trout? Maybe the smaller worms that could actually be cast out easily?

I’ve heard of people using small mepp spinners on their flyrod as well. Apparently Trout don’t leave the mepps alone.

It would probably not be allowed at most trout lodges, but I’m curious to test it a family friend’s dam.

Anyways, let me know if anyone has ever tried an unconventional way of “flyfishing”

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 Posted: Wed May 22nd, 2019 07:21 am
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Good day Jannus,

I have caught many big trout on spinners and with earthworm on waggler float, it is way too easy to catch them like this vs fly

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 Posted: Wed May 22nd, 2019 01:55 pm
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I agree, much easier than with a fly. You will however get a few looks from fellow anglers. Most places don't allow it though.

Small spinners and curlytail work like a charm.

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 Posted: Thu May 30th, 2019 08:23 am
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Years ago it was against the law to use anything but fly gear for trout but not sure if it is still the case. Most waters will only allow fly gear. You cane them on spinners sodropshot will probably work well also. They are predators.

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 Posted: Thu May 30th, 2019 08:22 pm
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Little crankbait also the downfall of many a trout..Livebait too..A mole cricket trying to swim around is too much for a hungry trout.

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