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Old 03-06-2013, 11:44 AM
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Default Re: Trout Fishing in Indiana

Originally Posted by cincyspey View Post
Brookville is a Gem. Fish there monthly. small black zebra midges are the go to. ants are also dynamite. caught a 23 1/2 inch brown this fall on a size 26 ant. it is only about 2 miles long but its all good.
Awesome, thanks for the tips! I'd like to get out there the next chance I get in the next few weeks or so. However, I noticed that the DNR site said the season was closed until the last saturday in April. Does that mean I just can't keep them, or can't fish for trout period?

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Originally Posted by kwb View Post
The Joe gets over 80 degrees in the Summer...

It hosts steelhead fishing in Fall, Winter and Spring "to an extent it has a Summer steelhead fishery if you don't mind fishing creek mouths, which is pretty lame."

It does not have a resident Trout fishery and for the most part, the small tribs that flow into it, which do have Trout flow through private land and are non-navigable so even if you stay in the water, you are trespassing.
Hmm, that isn't too far to try for some steelhead this spring. Thanks!
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