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Trout Food In Lakes (8 of 12)

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Trout hunt and cruise the shallow shoals of a lake. These areas, 20 feet deep or less, provide ideal habitat for both trout and prey, due to aquatic plant growth stimulated through photosynthesis. Stillwater trout have lots of food to choose from. hatch-matching stillwater fly fishers can be kept busy for many years. Some of the menu items stillwater trout have to choose from include chironomids or midges, mayflies, caddis, damsel flies, dragonflies, scuds, leeches, forage fish, snails, crayfish, water boatman and backswimmers. Terrestrial insects, such as ants and grasshoppers can be important at certain times of the season.