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eng5
08-26-2007, 03:13 PM
I fished the Swift the last two weeks and did ok, but I did find the fish starting to chase each other around in prep for spawing. My question is, when does the spawing end and how is the fishing afterward? How long into the season is it worth it for the trip from Quincy?

BobG
08-27-2007, 09:59 AM
What type of trout do you suppose they were? Brookies?

Strat
08-27-2007, 10:29 AM
In past years, that kind of behavior continues right through Oct. The rainbows will try to spawn too which is kind of odd. You can still catch them but there are always ethical issues associated with harassing spawning trout. I don't have a problem with it but I hate to watch people wade right through the redds of the wild brookies and browns in there.

I personally find the place fishes better around the holidays when the crowds have died down...

BobG
08-27-2007, 10:57 AM
I personally find the place fishes better around the holidays when the crowds have died down...

Which holidays? Labor Day, or later than that like Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc?:confused:

Strat
08-27-2007, 12:19 PM
thankgiving - new year's...the colder and nastier the better!