There are important thing to know about when you are going on lake trout fishing. You must know the different kinds of lures, flies and baits that are available to you. Knowing how and when to use each type is also important.
Take note that you might be allowed in certain zones to do trout fishing. You must also be aware of the restrictions and guidelines set on that zone. So before you become excited in fishing be aware that some particular zones has strict guidelines on lures, baits and flies.
Lures, Baits and Flies are categorized below:
They are known as scented and natural baits. In this class the bait is allowed as long as it will not kill or injure the fish. Some examples are: bait fish, frogs, crayfish, insects, grubs, larvae, salmon eggs, cheese, worms, corn and other food substances. It also includes natural fish food, dough bait, paste-type bait, and anything that lures a fish by smell or taste any lure, fly or bait that has or is used with a substance.
They are known as unscented soft plastic bait. It includes fake worms, fake eggs, fake grubs and plastic lures which are soft.
Fake Lures. These are natural and scented bait as explained in Class A and B and lures made of any material except soft plastic.
Fly. This is an artificial lure attached permanently or glued, it can be made up of any material except soft plastic bait and natural and scented bait, this is usually made up of single-point hook.
If in the zone you are fishing the restrictions apply, it will be listed as Class A, B ,C or D so make sure that you are aware of the different types of baits before you begin your fishing adventure in the location you chose.
Before you start fishing and looking for a lake to do your lake trout fishing, bear in mind that trout can be very choosy and volatile. Keeping this in mind, make sure that you also bring different types of bait so that in case the other one fails you can choose from other baits. If you have used already a lot of different baits and you still fail to catch a fish you can ask other fishermen in the area to help you out pick the right bait that is if they want to share it with you.
When doing trout fishing it is just a mere trial and error like any other activities. Simply try another bait if you are unsuccessful with the first one. It might be frustrating at first but it can be enjoyable if you are already used to it.