Fishing for trout in a reservoir method?

scousetomo2003

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Morning all,
I haven't put this in the fly fishing sections.... because I don't want to fly fish. I am going up to visit a friend and we are going to a day ticket trout stocked reservoir. I usually carp fish or float fish with a match rod. I am wondering what methods I could use to bag a few trout. I have a spin rod that I will be using on and off but what is the most effective method for getting trout without using flying gear. Can I just use a bubble float on my float rod? Or can would it be better to use a swim feeder with some maggots and ground bait and a big work on a size 8 barbed.

This is also my first post. So apologises if it is in wrong section.

Tomo
 

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It is probably best to check on what methods are permitted on that venue for the rtout in the first instance.

Are you located in Larkhill in Wiltshire?
 

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Hi,
There is no restrictions on methods. I am located in Larkhill in wiltshire for work. But I am traveling up north. To a place called Hury reservoir.
 

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If there are no restrictions then you probably cannot beat float fishing maggots. Feed a few every second cast and you should be fine.

Depending on the stocking levels you might get bored catching them though.
 
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