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Trout Fishing: One of the Fastest Growing Sports in Branson

If you ever dreamt of catching rainbow or brown trout in Branson, Missouri and wondered how to turn your dream into reality, then the answer is at your fingertips. Start planning your trip with this easy to understand guide providing information about trout fishing, safety tips, and factors to consider, among others.

Why Trout Fishing?

Trout fishing is a sport for everyone! You do not require expensive equipment, depth locator, a pH meter, guide or any other expensive tackle. All you need is a fly fishing outfit, some flies or even night crawlers, a box of hooks and a pair of hip boots. Trout fishing is a challenging, adventurous and exciting activity that gives one-of-a-kind experience.

Trout Fishing: Tips and Techniques

Fishing for trout at Lake Taneycomo in Branson, Missouri, is a treat not to be missed. Knowing how to trout fish successfully is extremely important if you are planning to make this one of your regular recreational activities.

Basic Tips

  • Invest in polarized glasses
  • Stealth is imperative, do not rush
  • Remove the barbs
  • Be careful when drifting

Safety Tips

  • Inspect waterfronts
  • Wear life jacket when required
  • Do not fish in the areas where fishing is not permitted
  • Always consider safety factors while choosing the site to fish as water can fluctuate
  • Bring extra safety items such as satellite phones, flashlights, radio etc.
  • Always wear footgear appropriate to the conditions
  • Use polarized glasses which double as safety glasses while fishing

Factors to consider

  • Keep hidden
  • Do not walk on water
  • Fish natural (no bobber / Natural drift)
  • Make accurate casts
  • Check weather and water conditions
  • If a fish is bleeding, keep it. It will not live

Why fish with Captain John?

There are numerous benefits of having a mentor while trout fishing. They help you catch more and bigger trout and have more fun. While Lake Taneycomo in Branson holds fantastic trout fishing opportunities, you need to know where those trout are in any water condition. To ensure action packed fishing tour, it is advisable to consult a Captain John. He guarantees that you will catch a trout, or your trip is FREE.

Who says you need expertise to catch trophy trout?

It is a common misconception that only highly skilled and experienced anglers catch big trout. If you have a professional guide, you can catch a trophy trout even in first attempt.

Contact Captain John Today!

Find out what makes Caption John one of the most popular professional anglers across Branson. For further information or fishing tour, dial 417-434-2823. You may also send an e-mail to

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Lake Taneycomo below Table Rock Dam is famous for it trout fishing so naturally when we had our S

- BradWiegmann
Springdale, Arkansas


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