Rest assured that those deep, dark holes on your home river that you think hold monster trout do, in fact, hold monster trout. Problem is, everyone else knows about them too, which can make the fish that live in them finicky due to the constant bombardment. Even the most pressured community pool, however, can give up the goods at night. If those holes feature cover, such as downed trees or deep boulders, all the better, because it means the fish have a permanent home within them, and they’re more likely to leave it in the dark. A variety of lures can work here, but a soft-plastic swimbait that puts off a strong vibration is a great choice. Rigged on a jighead, it allows you to work in any part of the water column, which is key because while the fish may be more apt to feed late, they might not always be willing to come up shallow within very deep pools. Cast slightly up-current and let your swimbait sink to the desired depth. Reel just quickly enough to get the tail thumping as the bait swings. I’m a firm believer that dark lures get bit more often at night, so I’m a big fan of the Basstrix Paddle Tail Swimbait in Midnight Orange for this technique.