I've been following the many posts on this thread and have built up some real interest but I see one disturbing issue. In all the video clips demonstrating actual fishing and catching trout the fish are miniscule. I would be ashamed to admit I bought a complete new outfit with these expected results. Now, before I get burried with flak let me describe what I'm looking for. I will not be backpacking into remote areas for native brookies at my age. I'll be fishing small local, near urban, streams that are safer for me to navigate and have close canopies of trees where standard fly casting is a real problem.
The stocked trout, Rainbows, Browns and a few Tigers are in the 9 to 13 inch range with a rare one over that. Should I forget the idea?