small stream browns - Deer Hunting Forums
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-30-2009, 09:05 PM Thread Starter
B&C 100 Class
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: sparta michigan
Posts: 58
small stream browns

Anyone out there like to fish small streams for browns? What works for you? where you from?
sparta mi dlv is offline  
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-30-2009, 10:32 PM
B&C 140 Class
 
on_the_fly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: breck co. KY
Posts: 773
we dont have browns around here but there are a few spots they do stock but if cought have to be releast. but we do fly fish the smaller river streams for rainbows though. do prety good with popeye gigs and some times with some bead heads. I'm in KY and live right at a lake with the tail waters stocked a few times a year. although the rainbows dont seem to stay right around the dam, they mostly move down stream to shallower water with riffs between deep pockets.
on_the_fly is offline  
post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-31-2009, 12:49 PM Thread Starter
B&C 100 Class
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: sparta michigan
Posts: 58
My brother lives on a great little stream, only about 10' wide. It's very brushy so fly fishing is out. I have the best luck with 3'' rainbow trout Rapalas, the floaters. 12-14'' is the norm, but 14-18'' is not uncommon. Once in a while I'll get a 20'' one. This might not sound that big compared to fish from bigger rivers or Lake Michigan, but it's a riot battling one in a small stream with lite tackle. And because of the brush and all the curves in the creek, your usually only flipping your lure ahead 20' or less and you can almost always see the fish when they hit.
sparta mi dlv is offline  
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-07-2009, 09:56 AM
B&C 140 Class
 
flexj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Lahoma, OK
Posts: 562
I catch em in colorado in very small streams with worms. Found a good spot a couple years back with a bunch of em.

John Eitzen
flexj is offline  
post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-07-2009, 07:56 PM
Moderator
 
timberghost's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: western new york
Posts: 3,942
We get those big ole lake fish coming into the streams here from Lake Erie. Steelhead, Browns, Rainbows.
timberghost is offline  
post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-08-2009, 08:41 AM Thread Starter
B&C 100 Class
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: sparta michigan
Posts: 58
Whenever I use worms or crawlers, all I catch is chubs.
sparta mi dlv is offline  
post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-03-2010, 09:49 AM
Scrub Buck
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 8
I have been a Trout fisherman for years. It depends on what type of fishing you like to do. I like to fish with a spinning reel and fish spinners and the best that I have found are Roster Tail and Panther Martians. I fish with a 6 to 6 1/2 foot rod with 6 to 8 pound test depending on the size of the stream and what size of spinner I use. If you want to go after some big trout get the Rapalas out. Cold water use the sinking ones warmer wheather use floaters. Silver and black on sunny or clear water and black and gold on cloudy skys and water. Or use others to match the bait fish.
And when fishing with them you have to work them make them dance is what I call it. Cast out and while you are reeling it back in twich the rod so the lure gets good side to side action and do it 3 or 4 times and stop and go. Make it look like a wonded fish.
I have caught up to 12 pound Brown Trout doing this out of strerams.
Mister Twisters work good also white in the winter and black in the summer and green when the hoppers are out.
If you ever make it to Vernon County Wisconsin look me up and I will put you on to some nice trout. I used to do some guideing here and have a good steam 300yards from the house and the West Fork of the Kickapoo 2 miles from my place.
Best of luck
Orlin is offline  
post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 06-02-2011, 07:39 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
I like to fish for brown trouts. they taste real good. but i don't like to touch worms.
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Deer Hunting Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome