There is one simple pike rig that works well on rivers. It is virtually tangle free and will catch Pike in all but the weediest of swims. That rig is the humble running rig. … [Read more...] about Simple pike rig for river deadbaiting
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It can be interesting to see what pike fishing setup others use. I often stop to talk to other anglers and at the same time take a look at their setup. So, to save you the trouble, I thought I would just tell you about the equipment I use for dead baiting. I’m not saying you should copy me, nor am I trying to tell you what to use, I’m just saying – Hey, this is what I use. … [Read more...] about My pike fishing setup for deadbaiting
Bread mash Bread mash is an old fashioned ground bait for rivers. It's purpose is to disperse very small bread particles downstream to attract the fish up to where you are fishing. Use stale white bread to make traditional bread mash. Bread from a bakers, dried over a couple of weeks is the best, but here I'm using up all the left overs I have collected recently. … [Read more...] about Bread mash for chub and roach fishing
Between them the following five fishing knots will tie hooks and swivels or join line. Including the Palomar knot, Uni knot and figure of eight loop knot. … [Read more...] about How to tie five good fishing knots
Fishing to an island Cage feeder ledgering is a good way to catch fish close to an island. This is Badgers Wood my local Tench lake, which has two islands that the Tench often patrol. … [Read more...] about Cage feeder fishing for Tench