Podcast: Tom Rosenbauer on Reading Trout Rises

June 24, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

This week Tom Rosenbauer talks about interpreting rise forms. “First off,” he says, “when you talk about rise forms and fish taking something from the surface or surface film, the most important thing to realize is that a trout can’t eat a bug that’s flying five feet above the water. Now that may be patently obvious to you, but a lot of times you talk to people on the stream who say ‘Man, there were just caddisflies everywhere!’ But I tried a caddisfly and it didn’t work!” Here’s what happens….”