What Kind of Fish Can You Catch in the Winter?

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The TROUT POLICE Won’t Like This! Stocked Trout Explained (Realistic)

The TROUT POLICE Wont Like This Stocked Trout Explained - Realistic Fishing

The trout police won’t like this! In the first episode this week on Realistic Fishing, we have stocked trout explained. I constantly get comments telling me to “wet my hands” and “you are killing the fish”. These people obviously don’t understand the concept of seasonal stocked trout. I’ve talked to TWRA and they confirmed there is no need to do that with these stocked trout. I break down how the fish get to the creek. I explain why the trout are here. And I even show you how to catch them! I use a couple of different baits today and explain why I am using them.

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Trout Fishing at a Public Park

Winter Creek Fishing at a Public Trout Fishing Spot Big Rainbow Trout - Realistic Fishing

Winter Trout Fishing in a Public Park! (Winter Creek Fishing Slam)

Winter Trout Fishing in a Public Park Winter Creek Fishing Slam roller - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week, I;m doing some winter trout fishing in a public park. As a matter of fact, I’m going for a winter creek fishing slam. This is a three fish challenge. Can I catch a trout, a shiner and a (mystery fish)? The first spot I tried, I couldn’t even get a single bite. As I make my way upstream I find a good spot to fish. I end up catching a winter favorite of mine, as well as the rainbow trout, and a shiner!

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Winter Bank Fishing in Tennessee

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Winter Fishing in Tennessee With Live Bait – Terrible Conditions!

Winter Fishing in Tennessee With Live Bait Terrible Conditions - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week, we see winter fishing in Tennessee with live bait during terrible conditions. It has been raining and the water is cold and really muddy. After a recent cold snap, the water cooled off and now the rain is making the water extra muddy. I try to catch a predator fish with live shad, while I fish a float rig near the boat ramp. I catch a handful of small bluegill on the red worms, but don’t catch anything on the baitcaster rigged with a shad.

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Stocked Rainbow Trout Fishing in Tennessee

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Catching The First Trout of Trout Fishing Season (Trout Rig and Bait)

Catching The First Trout of Trout Fishing Season Trout Rig and Bait - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week, we’re out catching the first trout of the trout fishing season. I show which trout rig and bait I’m using, different spots I like to try, and do a little bit of experimenting. This is the first part of a two part trout fishing series about catching that first trout. I like drifting egg baits with pinch on sinkers along the bottom. I try a gold colored egg as well as a white egg. So far it seems like I’m catching more trout on the white colored eggs.

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Trout Fishing Lures for Christmas

Fishing in the Winter Rain What Kind of Fish Can I Catch in Winter - Realistic Fishing

Fishing in the Winter Rain – What Kind of Fish Can I Catch in Winter?

Fishing in the Winter Rain What Kind of Fish Can I Catch in Winter - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week, I’m fishing in the winter rain. What kind of fish can I catch? Its late in December and I’m fishing from the bank with live red worms, and artificial minnows. I start out worm fishing and do alright catching some smaller fish including sunfish, bluegill, and a skipjack. Then I switch things over to the minnows and I catch the same thing. Both baits will work well at this time, and there is a pretty good variety still biting including skipjack.

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Fishing for Aggressive Winter Fish

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Winter Creek Fishing at Don Fox Park in Lebanon Tennessee (Trout?)

Winter Creek Fishing at Don Fox Park in Lebanon Tennessee Trout - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week, I’m doing some winter creek fishing at Don Fox Park in Lebanon Tennessee. The trout were stocked a week ago, can I catch any on red worms? I make my way through the woods and get rigged up and begin to fish. The first fish I catch is a common shiner. Then I catch another shiner, and another, and another. So I move upstream to look for a trout. Within a few minutes the new spot is getting too crowded for me so I work my way back down stream.

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How to Catch a BIG FISH on a Small Hook

How to Catch a BIG FISH on a Small Hook GIANT FISH on a Tiny Rig - Realistic Fishing

Early Winter Fishing in Terrible Conditions! Float Fishing From Shore

Early Winter Fishing in Terrible Conditions Float Fishing From Shore - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week, here we are with more early winter fishing in terrible conditions. Today we are float fishing from shore in the cold rain and fog of December. I decide to try my luck at Skeletor Park and I am actually catching fish. I work my way through some smaller panfish to catch a few nice bluegill. I am using a small artificial minnow fished under a float. The scenery at the lake is amazing this time of year. The rain and fog paint a beautiful backdrop as I try to catch fish.

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Early Winter Fishing from Shore

Early Winter Fishing From Shore How Many Fish Can I Catch Crappie - Realistic Fishing

LIVE BAIT vs ARTIFICIAL – Will Live Minnows Catch More Fish than Fake?

LIVE BAIT vs ARTIFICIAL Will Live Minnows Catch More Fish than Fake - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week, I am fishing Live Bait vs Artificial. Will Live minnows catch more fish than fake minnows? I am starting out with minnows from the trusty old minnow bucket. After losing a few minnows to some sneaky fish, I finally catch a nice skipjack. After going through about 8 minnows total, its time to give up after not catching anything else. Now its time to switch to the fake (GULP) minnow. I catch a bluegill, then another. Then I catch a nice shellcracker, and a few more bluegill.

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My New Favorite Fish to Catch this Season

My New Favorite Fish to Catch This Aggressive Fish Jumps and Fights - Realistic Fishing

I Forced Myself to go Fishing – Are You Jealous of This Slaunch Bass?

I Forced Myself to go Fishing Are You Jealous of This Slaunch Bass - Realistic Fishing

In the first episode this week, I forced myself to go fishing because the show must go on! Are you jealous of the slaunch bass I caught? I started things out fishing with a jerkbait but couldn’t get a bite. I tried at the boat ramp, and at the log. So I went to a more finesse rig with a Trout Magnet Jig Head and a Gulp Minnow. This is when I started catching fish. I catch a few bluegill and the SLAUNCH that everyone will be jealous of.

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Fall Bank Fishing with Live & Artificial Minnows

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Fishing With a Strike King Red Eyed Shad on the Ozark Trail Baitcaster

Fishing With a Strike King Red Eyed Shad on the Ozark Trail Baitcaster - Realistic Fishing

In this episode I’m fishing with a Strike King Red Eyed Shad on the Ozark Trail baitcaster, and I actually catch a couple of bass! I start out fishing with a jerkbait on a spinning combo, and catch one tiny bass. But then I swap rigs and fish with the lipless crankbait. I quickly catch one quarter pounder down by the log. I also show some footage from yesterdays skipjack on the same Strike King crankbait. Finally I end the trip on the nicest bass of the day, a half pound bass.

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