When the southern shore of Lake Ontario warms up in April, big brown trout come in to feed just like this!
There's a saying around here that the plug fisherman will outfish the spoon fisherman most of the time.
Now that I've started the argument, let's see just what a nearly 30-inch brown will do when an old, 6-inch orange and gold-foil Rebel Fastrac swims by it.
Keep your fingers away from the screen:
I had to retie the line as the fish wrapped itself up in it so bad that it frayed.
At least with a quick release, that fish was swimming away seconds later.
Enjoy the outdoors?
Don't miss a story! Sign up for daily stories delivered to your inbox.