Shelly Selby from Newcastle, ON smiles as she holds up a 5 lb. + resident brown trout she caught while fishing a float-rig and spawn-sack combination for migratory rainbow trout in the upper-reaches of Wilmot Creek, ON. Resident brown & brook trout take advantage of spawning migratory rainbow trout and regularly feed on their eggs. Most brown and brook trout fishermen target these fish in early spring by using small garden worms and small artificial lures such as spinners and small wobbling plugs. If you are planning on fishing for either of these trout species in waters where migratory rainbow trout are spawning, definitely try fishing a single imitation trout/salmon egg, or a spawn sack if the worms and small lures are not producing fish.
Public fishing areas to try your luck at catching both migratory rainbow trout & resident brown & brook trout on Wilmot creek are located at: Hwy.#35/115 south to Lake Ontario, MNR stretch from Concession #3 heading south, MNR stretch south & north side of Concession #5. If you are not sure if the stream section you are planning to fish is public access, as people living at the nearest home.