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Summer Trout fishing

Summer Trout fishing

  Mid to late summer in the Southeast is not exactly what you would call prime trout fishing time.  However, there are still a lot of viable options, and if you are a trout bum like myself sometimes you got to get your fix.   It probably goes without saying but it's always best to have a stream thermometer on your person. I don't like to chase trout that often when the waters exceed 65 degrees but do push it a few degrees high or on occasion.  if you are blessed to be within a short drive of a tailwater...

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Big T's Extended Body Hopper

Big T's Extended Body Hopper

We "wing it" using leftover materials from around the vise to create this terrestrial.

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How to make an Extended Body

How to make an Extended Body

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How big was your catch?

Get a quick solid estimate of the length of your trout.

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Synthetic Stimulator

Synthetic Stimulator

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