Scored 2 huge permissions over the last couple days. Both connect. Talked to the owner of the lower part this morning. I asked him if he ever had chased trout in there. He told me once 50 years ago when he soaked a worm for 20 minutes. He told me exactly where to go so I would be close to the water.
My view from near the vehicle. I was going to leave the rod in the vehicle but the urge to try this massive water "Needle In A Haystack" was more than I could stand.
I walked 300 yards and worked the three areas pictured.
This stretch was very intimidating and the amount of water to cover daunting. The water was still kinda cold so I hit slack water and obvious step drops.
I felt under gunned for the waterway. I hit the hole pictured above. I slowed my retrieve at shore because there was a deep slow area near the bank. My spinner suddenly slammed on the breaks and then continued. I dismissed it as a log or snag. I threw in the area 20 more times. No snags or logs. I even slowed my retrieve even more to try to snag. No snags.....My next thought was: "Giant trout or maybe a pike,"
This needle in a haystack area will need some more exploring with some bigger stick baits the next time. I barely scratched the surface of this new permission.