Tom Rosenbauer has been a fly-fishing icon for decades, but he’d never fished for giant brook trout before this trip to film an episode of The New Fly Fisher a few years ago. In fact, his biggest brookie prior to this was just 15 inches–a trophy in Vermont, but nothing compared to what he’d discover in Labrador. Any fly fisher who has enjoyed a surprisingly epic day on the water will recognize the gleeful laughter that Tom lets loose each time a monster engulfs his mouse pattern. After all those years on the water, he’s like a kid again. These are the kinds of day we all fish for . . . .
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3 thoughts on “Video: Casting Mice for Giant Brook Trout, with Tom Rosenbauer”
Great video. Thanks for sharing. Gierach wrote a nice article on this trip as well.
Great to watch. Would be nice to know where in US, East of Mississippi you can find fish like this.
Hmm. Wild fish of that size might only be difficult to find, but I would say that Maine is your best bet. Watch this great film about Maine brook trout from Tight Loops: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRWXy6L2qBc