A great reason not to gig for trout, or much less anything, is shown below.
Try an old fashion Idaho Fly Fishing rod and reel instead.
|Kootenai River Valley - Idaho|
Tags: Dead Drift - Tight Line Lift
Homemade Floatant * * * * *
Hopper/Hopper - Tamdem Secrets
Most Economical Floatant
Pike on a Fly