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Old 03-15-2007, 01:05 PM
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Question Sea-Run Brown Trout advice

So I may go out this weekend (or next depending on the weather) to aim for some SRBT. I figure I'll tie up some small clousers for the job, but not really sure of the correct size hook. any ideas? any other flies I should try at this time of year?
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Old 03-15-2007, 02:14 PM
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Not sure about Sea Trout in the USA in Europe we use pretty small flies size 8 trout hooks dressed slim and flashy.Much smaller than those used for Bass etc.
Heres a very interesting article from Orkney Scotland hope its OK to post no ads.

http://www.orkneytroutfishing.co.uk/..._seatrout.html

Also google "Danish sea trout flies" for flies and tactics the SRBT fishery in the Baltic is years in front .

Good luck Colin
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Old 03-15-2007, 06:35 PM
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SEA RUNS.

I've caught my share of sea runs over the years mostly as a bycatch when flyfishing for stripers in early spring,I've caught them using 1/0 sandeel flies and shrimp patterns,down to long shank 6's and 4's.I took a nice 4lb plus out of the canal last fall on a spey rod.I'm not much on clousers,I'd rather use split shot on my leader or a short section of t-14 or lead core.Sea run browns are 99.9% hatchery trout,fish for them like fresh water brown trout,they like a hardy meal.
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Shrimp

Try a small tan or green shrimp and you might get lucky. FishHawk
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