PASS & SABINE River
by CAPT. Reported HERNANDEZ, EDDIE
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Patience is one of the most crucial traits that all powerful fishermen share. It is a crucial component of effective fishing. A little patience can go a long way when combined with assurance, information, talent, and success.
The warm months are the best time to do this. These on Sabine, January and February frequently bring some of our biggest salmon of the year. For the most part, a good majority of these trout are ones that you wo n’t be able to catch if you lack patience. a great deal.
You must have the discipline to crush warm liquid trophy trout for hours in the hopes of getting one or two significant bites.
Bait-holding bass breaks and dropoffs. Two essential elements of cold trophy fish hunting are mullet and mud. Use hairstyle copy plugs to meet the nest and set up in areas that you know have great hard mud bottoms close to a great dropoff or drain.
Work these places diligently to handle as much water as you can while maintaining a level of four to eight feet. When the water temperature drops and “old person winter” is breathing down your neck, wading is not a bad idea.
These fish are sluggish, so it’s crucial to take your day when luring them with your trap. Even though they do n’t eat as frequently as they would in the warmer months, they still require food. They simply want it to be large and sluggish.
Working their fish to quickly is one of the most frequent errors some people make in warm water. I like to advise my customers to consider slowing down a little bit more if they feel like they are working it too slowly. The trout are not feeding violently and their metabolism is slow in the cloudy water. The easier the supper, as they are only looking for one, the better.
The Mirr O Lure Catch 2000, Catch V, and Corky’s gradual sinking wires are excellent. Allow the bait to fall gradually. Give it a few very slight jerks before allowing it to descend slowly once more.
Some fishermen do n’t even slightly twitch it. They simply turn the reel by about 1/4 of a change, let it fall, and then repeat the process. Depending on the quality of the water, lighter colors and natural colors both work well.
The best hues are spine and chrome/chartreuse. You can never be sure which one they want, but occasionally I wonder if it depends on the second person to cross their path. To determine them, make sure to experiment with various colours.
Remember that it is winter, but come prepared with a lot of tolerance. It might mean the difference between a day’s success and failure.