Reading Stillwater

By Brian Chan

Lake fishing and be challenging because of the various habitat types or the transition zones from one habitat to another. RIO Pro Brian Chan discusses tips and techniques for effectively reading tricky stillwater.

Unraveling the mysteries of lake fishing is no different than that of rivers. As anglers we have to learn how to read the water. The ability to read water is almost a science in itself as it really involves understanding a bit of water chemistry including the seasonal distribution of oxygen and influences of water temperature and having a good understanding of trout food sources and where they live in the river or lake.