Video Pro Tips: Don’t Fish for Spawning Trout

This how-to video from Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, takes on an important topic in fly fishing: casting to spawning trout. Yes, it is legal in many places, but does that make it right? This is a personal decision, and as you know, Ben is not shy about letting you know his personal opinions. Fall is spawning time for browns, brookies, and other chars. Springtime is all about rainbows and salmon.

Fun fact: his co-conspirator in this week’s video is none other than head Orvis rod designer Shawn “Diddy” Combs.

Click here to listen to the podcast that ben references in the video.

Learn to identify trout redds. Yes, that’s two d’s.

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