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A lipless crank like a rattletrap can stir them up sometimes, but usually I'd go with a suspending crank bait. Any crankbait you can fish slowly this time of year is a plus. (while the crankbait is suspending in the strike zone.)
 

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Later in the day after the water has warmed a few degree's switch the suspender to a #11 Floating Rap, or a Bomber Long A. Just reel it very slowly so that it barely dives and wakes the surface.
 

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The small #4 risto rap with a couple suspendots on it so it rose very very slowly is my favorite spring crankbait. But I have only a few left and they are no longer in production. So a good subsitute is a #5 rapala shad rap with 3 suspendots on it. Use six pound test as this balsa crank is light. Just crank it down to it's running depth, which is about 6 - 8 feet on 6 pound line. Then just pause, reel, pause, reel, pause, reel, and alternate the lengths of your pauses.
 
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Although I agree with every one of the prvious posts, I like the jointed (broken backed) Rapalas in a torut imitator...they are busy stocking trout everywhere right now, and the bass will often key on this, as well as shad baits.
 

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I caught 7 in two hours on a crawdad bomber A fished very very slow. It was only going about 2 or 3 inches under the water and seemed to drive them crazy. I was actually fishing for bass to start with and have never targeted trout with cranks before. Now I want to try it at 11 mile.

I did catch one 24 inch rainbow years ago while pike fishing @ Spinney. That was on a HUGE suspending crank. At the time thought it was a fluke....who knows though ???
 
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If you are after trout on crankbaits, I'd suggest you try the Cotton Cordell Walleye DIver in RED.

Unfriggingbelieveable! ;)

I quit using those things, even when crawdads are what walleyes are keying on, because we spent all day winding in trout..too many darn times!
 
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