Soft plastics for trout

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Soft plastics for trout

#1 Post by getayak » Mon Oct 12, 2015 6:33 am

Just wondering if anyone has used soft plastics for trout.If so what are the best ones to Aquire plus size of jig head to use and size of plastic.any info would be most helpful,also is it best to use a mono or Fluro leader? Cheers Getayak :cool:

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Re: Soft plastics for trout

#2 Post by dirvin21 » Mon Oct 12, 2015 8:12 am

I've used small squidgies in a rainbow trout colour, I just slow rolled them in the slow flowing water
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Re: Soft plastics for trout

#3 Post by rocket439 » Mon Oct 19, 2015 12:12 pm

Yeah the small squidgy fish or slick rig in the rainbow trout or black and gold have worked for me!
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Re: Soft plastics for trout

#4 Post by Sway9 » Mon Oct 19, 2015 1:22 pm

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Re: Soft plastics for trout

#5 Post by Missin Fishin » Mon Oct 19, 2015 1:39 pm

Yep, I've used them very little as I prefer hardbodies but they work.Actually, I should give some a bit more of a go, thanks for the reminder :wink:

Flickbaits, t-tails etc

Anything that represents a baby trout or galaxia. Black/gold, rainbow, gold, gold/brown, clear with flecks, green. Jig head size will depend on current / whether you need depth. Heard some have had some success even with frog shapes on the surface.

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Re: Soft plastics for trout

#6 Post by Tiny Torpedo » Mon Oct 19, 2015 6:04 pm

Hey Getayak!! I've only ever caught the one trout.. It just happened to be on a soft plastic (definitely not for lack of trying on fly!!!) It was on the 3rd cast of a Gary Yamamoto custom baits in a 3" Satan Tail! I can't remember the jig head size but bloody small hahaha I was using a 6lb fluorocarbon leader. Awesome experience!! Can't wait to chase trout again :lek:


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Re: Soft plastics for trout

#7 Post by RAZORBACK 300 » Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:13 pm

iv caught heaps on celtas mate,any small soft plastic with a curl tail would be the go..

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