Pike are predators, but they are also opportunists, eating dead fish whenever they find them. Even if that dead fish is from the sea and a species the Pike has never seen, they will still try to eat it. For the angler this opportunistic attitude, means we have plenty of dead baits to choose form. … [Read more...] about Which dead baits for Pike fishing
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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
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
Autumn Pike My favourite time of year for hard lure fishing is in the autumn, while the water still has some warmth and the pike are active enough to chase a lure. … [Read more...] about Hard lure river pike fishing basics
Float paternoster I've always enjoyed float fishing. So when conditions allow, I like to dead bait for river pike using a float. The rig I like to use is a fixed float paternoster. … [Read more...] about Float paternoster dead bait pike rig