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#11352357 - 01/17/16 07:15 PM Local Pond Trout
BassSlayer37 Offline
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Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 17
So I know they are stocking a thousand or two trout in a local pond near me. I plan on heading down there to try and catch some but I hear they can be very hard to catch. I don't have a fly rod so what do I use instead, and if I were to get a fly rod, what flies would I use?
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#11352391 - 01/17/16 07:32 PM Re: Local Pond Trout [Re: BassSlayer37]
mbarker68x Offline
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Registered: 06/12/10
Posts: 777
Loc: Killeen, TX
Wooly Bugger, Briminator, Haresear nymph. get a casting bubble and some flies and use a spinning rod unless you want to take the plunge and get a flyrod, lessons etc....

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#11354775 - 01/18/16 08:20 PM Re: Local Pond Trout [Re: BassSlayer37]
Lane H. Offline
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Registered: 03/10/15
Posts: 114
Loc: Odessa
I suggest finding a buddy with a spare fly rod you can try rather than biting the bullet and buying fairly expensive gear. If you want to catch stocked trout, PowerBait fished under a bobber with some split shots will do the trick in a heartbeat.

If you do have a friend with a fly rod, I recommend egg patterns dead-drifted under a strike indicator.
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