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Spoon Tuning Trickery for Browns (Brown Trout) by Ernie Lantiegne

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Spoon Tuning Trickery for Browns (Brown Trout) by Ernie Lantiegne

Spring brown trout stuffed to bursting with bait have always been a challenge for trollers in the Great Lakes, but in today’s crystal clear water “bulgies”,  are tougher than ever to catch consistently.   Successful anglers have had to crank it up another notch, sharpening trolling techniques to the keenest edge, and learning how to tune their favorite lures for best results. This 20.3 lb. brown hit a tuned Smithwick trolled from a planer board in choppy seas With 34 years of spring brown trout trolling experience in eastern Lake Ontario under my hat, flutterspoons are one of my favorite fish...

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