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Early Brown Trout

  Here’s a twelve pound Brown I caught long lining with a planer board.  It was early Spring at one of  Illinois/Indiana Lake Michigans warm water discharges at the southern end.  Notice the small spinner and the (glow in the dark) bead above the body…..This is a deadly lure/flasher combination I often use to nail  Brown’s, Coho’s and Steal head in early Spring…..Long lining with flat lines and planer boards are the key after ice out.  Find the warmest water, often in four to eight feet.   […]

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