Once again, it was an incredible day of fishing with PhatDogFishing. It was my first time fishing at beautiful Collins Lake, CA. For the first hour of trolling using 1-inch Gulp Berkley worms, we did not get any bites. However, upon switching to top water trolling Rapalas at between 100 - 120 feet back, putting Hot Ticket Lures using down riggers to ten feet depth at 65 feet back, and trolling at 2.7 mph, we were having a fantastic trout fishing day. Come along for the ride.
Phenomenal Trout Fishing Day at Collins Lake, CA
From monster size fish to the tiniest, we'll catch 'em all. Exercise, cooking, hiking and outdoors activities, we got a bit of everything. JU Nation consists mainly of my lovely wife, MM, our six children, one adopted adult child aka FarmFresh or the Other Daughter, and their expanding families. The majority of our videos will be with me, JU, as I fish with family, friends, and local anglers targeting salmon, sturgeon, trout, American Shad, or anything that swims. I fish from shore as well as on a boat. I will share with you what works for me when pursuing the different fish species. Occasionally, we (I, my wife, and our adult children) will upload fish cooking, traveling, hiking, and outdoors videos. Please follow me on News Break by pushing that "follow" button. I appreciate you! I am also on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, Pinterest, and YouTube: @JUNationFishing #JUHammah #JUNationFishing #NationJU #JohnnyUnited #JohnCantCook #JUHannah #SalmonFishing #SturgeonFishing #ShadFishing #TroutFishing #Hiking #Outdoors #NewsBreakFishing
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