Big trout can be extremely cautious fish and will sometimes circle a plug before striking. TF&G Exec. Editor and author of Texas Trout Tactics Chester Moore said he  have seen this several times over the years and even watched some big trout do this on Lake Calcasieu last year... Read more
An area not managed for big fish will not consistently produce big fish. There is simply too much intelligent angling pressure out there to make this possible in most of the continental United States. Take extreme southeastern Louisiana for example where there are lots of fish but not a... Read more