Montrose Harbor Brown/lake trout

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Montrose Harbor Brown/lake trout

Postby DanielP093 » Dec Fri 27, 2019 6:48 pm

Was wondering if anyone can give me tips on fishing for brown and lake trout at Montrose? I'm not good at using spoons and so. My rigs are a bottom rig. A 3 way swivel with a live minnow. And for lake trout a bobber set to about 10 feet deep with a minnow but haven't had success
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Re: Montrose Harbor Brown/lake trout

Postby Aux Pleins » Dec Sat 28, 2019 10:31 am

Brown trout are really aggressive and attack baits closer to the service rather than closer to the bottom. I have no experience with Lake Trout but I assume they're the opposite.
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Re: Montrose Harbor Brown/lake trout

Postby HEDDONFROG » Dec Sat 28, 2019 10:35 am

I’ve never casted for them but have caught both on cranks and several browns and steel head on jerks. I used to run both baits off the back of the boat while smallie fishing downtown. The lakers did like cranks near bottom
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Re: Montrose Harbor Brown/lake trout

Postby grems » Dec Sun 29, 2019 7:48 pm

That's a proven rig, switch up your baits when one isn't working, salmon egg sacs are good, worms can work, I saw a guy catch a steelhead at the yacht club on a wad of cornflakes on a treble (he was after carp).
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