What do bigger trout eat?

What do trout like to eat the most?

Not surprisingly, most fish stomachs are comprised of aquatic insects (adults and nymphs) and fish remains. In small ponds brook trout often feed on a wide variety of insects that include: caddisflies, mayflies, stoneflies, dragonflies, damselflies, beetles, and midges.

What is the best bait for trophy trout?

As great as lures and fly lines are as bait, you can’t beat the live natural bait for trout. One of the tastiest snacks for trout are minnows. The larger trout gobble them down like candy. Not many anglers use minnows as bait, but if you’re after the trophy trout, minnows are your go-to.

What do trout bite the most?

The best bait for trout during the spring is garden worms or nightcrawlers. Garden worms are smaller worms that are generally around two to five inches in length. They are the best and most often used trout bait, particularly in spring when they are found in rivers, creeks, lakes and ponds after a period of rainfall.

What colors attract trout the most?

There are many different colored baits and lures and choosing the right ones and knowing how to use them is important. Bright neon flashy colors attract mostly trout, while bigger darker-colored lures attract largemouth bass.

Do big trout eat little trout?

Just like in the mouse situation above, small and average size trout eat each other. We have often caught trout that were in the 15-inch range that has had other fish sticking out of their mouth. They will eat all sizes of trout.

Leigh Williams