What depth do you ice fish for trout?
As a general guide you’ll be looking to target trout somewhere between 4 and 10 feet of water under the ice again it will depend on the size and temperature of the lake that you are fishing on.
Do trout bite at night in ice fishing?
Though the ice the bite is usually good shallow, morning and evening, deep throughout the day, then typically dying off as darkness falls. A trout’s diet is limited under the ice(depending on location) to mainly minnows, backswimmers, waterboatman, and insect larva.
What is the best bait for brook trout?
Small spinners like #0 Mepps or #0 Blue Foxes work best. They will also hit worms and natural bugs like Grasshoppers or May Flies. Fly fishing with artificial flies is an excellent method too. The most convenient bait for river fishing is the Berkley Trout Bait.