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Indian and Banana River Fishing Guide: Wintertime Speckled Trout

When hooking a trout, it is common for them to come immediately to the surface shaking their heads often resulting in “the one that got away.” If you are lucky enough to still have a fish on the other line, expect the trout to make unpredictable runs from left to right, and if large enough, make sure your drag is set. Be careful to keep them away from the docks where they can run you across a barnacle covered pylon; then, it’s not only a lost fish but a lost lure or hook.

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