In this video I took to the Snake river in Idaho to go after big trout with nymphs. Some solid trout are caught using a nymph rig with an indicator, including some nice rainbows, a cutbow and a pretty nice brown trout. Early on in the video we catch a solid brown trout in a shallow riffle. That fish was sitting in less than 5 inches of water, yet he was probably 4-5 inches tall! Yes, big fish do sit in shallow water; contrary to what many people think. Many of my largest browns to date have been pulled from water 12″ or less.
The second fish was caught on a nice seam line on an outside corner. This is a typical good spot and I suspected there would be some rainbows in there—they were! Actually I pulled a couple nice fish out of that spot including a very large cutbow. Later in the day I locate a nice flat that was pretty stacked with nice fish. I hooked on very large fish that I failed to land in this area.
Overall this was a fun episode to make and there was pretty good fishing this day. I only floated about 2 miles of river to make this video.
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