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It's wondering if most of you notice a difference fishing for trout , reds and flounder a day or two after it rains ?

To me it seems like it slows down a lot and makes the water dirty .

Any advice would be great
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pretty good observation. rain, particularly heavy, changes the salinity of the intracoastal and usually disturbs water clarity for some time after a rain. even bait fish routine is interrupted following fronts and rain storms. this isn't to say that fish can't be caught but generally speaking, the bite is affected
 

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Definitely slows it down. The salinity dips and clarity goes down so fish move and can't feed the same. Wish this crap would clear out and stay gone. I like to use bright colors and baits that produce some noise though to get some reaction strikes.
 

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Definitely slows it down. The salinity dips and clarity goes down so fish move and can't feed the same. Wish this crap would clear out and stay gone. I like to use bright colors and baits that produce some noise though to get some reaction strikes.
Spot on post except for one point, not saying you're wrong, just saying I believe differently. Darker colors usually work best for darker water(excluding white). A double sparkle beetle rig on 1/16oz jigheads under a popping cork will kill the specs. Also a curly tail grub with a worm rattle or blade above it will work very well.
 

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I don't disagree there should have been more descriptive. I use dark bodies with either a bright head or typically tail, preference being Texas Trout Killer Sabine Machine. Or black body top water with a chartrues head. My bad on that one.

I've never tried that double rig like that though. Might have to try that one out. You ever use a heavier jig head like an 1/8th or does that make it fall too fast?
 

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It tends to fall too fast with a heavier jighead, but I've had luck with those too. I just like the way a 1/16 falls on that rig, looks more like shrimp bouncing around. I like a red jighead with a rootbeer colored sparkle beetle.
 

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I'm gonna try that next Speck trip I go on. I've single rigged below a cork and double rigged on the bottom but never thought to combine the two.
 
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