Pike Kill Sex Competitors

There is a huge difference in survival rates between male and female pike. Small females survive much longer than small males. This could be because the males may have a behavior which increases the likelihood to be eaten, but the cause could also be caused by behavior differences in the spawning period. It is then … Read more

Pike And Musky Looks

I have been doing pike fishing for years and for me a pike or a musky is a beautiful creature. But for many others, especially no fishing people, a pike is an ugly and disgusting fish. Even many fishermen is disgusted by it and will avoid catching one if they can. In my area it … Read more

Lure Fishing For Pike

Lure fishing for pike or musky for that matter is not as simple and easy as many thinks. I have seen many fishermen do this without thinking at all of what they are doing. The most common mistake is they do it with not enough variation. They keep banging the pike luresto the same spots … Read more

Ice Fishing Jigs From Boat

Using ice fishing jigs as pike jigs is becoming one of my favourites. I find these pike lures very effective and they can be used any time of the year. I use them with ice fishing, from boat fishing and even throwing from land with a fishing rod.   The way they are constructed make … Read more

Creating A Monster Pike

Is it possible to create a monster pike? I think the answer is yes, however nobody has ever done it as far as I know.How would it be done and how long would it take? The intention of this article is not to suggest someone should do it, rather getting the readers to think about … Read more

Topwater Lures Pike

Many sport fishermen have experienced that topwater lures pike are very effective lures for pike fishing.   Why is that? The answer to it I think , is odds of success for the pike.When a pike is attacking a school of fish, the odds for success plays a key role. If the prey is in … Read more

Pike Lures And Pike`s Instincts

Effective pike fishing is in direct correlation with effective pike lures. What is an effective pike lure? We all have our opinion about it, but there is no exact answer that can apply to everyone. Pike seem to prefer different type of lures but there is no doubt that slow moving lures combined with lively … Read more

How to make a wire trace for pike fly fishing

Fly fishing for sharp-teeth fish demand a wire trace which must not be too stiff or heavy. If you wonder how to make a good wire trace just follow these easy steps.All you need is a reel of Mustad 1×7 black plastic-coated wire, a wire cutter and a lighter. Step 1: Cut off a 12 … Read more

Northern Pike Fishing

In May, when one goes fishing for Northern Pike, the pike move into shallow waters to spawn. It is now pikes are at their heaviest, making the really big ones easiest to find and catch. A large female pike weighing 22 lbs or more may have as much as 2.2 – 4.4 lbs of eggs … Read more

Northern Fly Fishing

When you are going northern fly fishing with your fly fishing rod, which pike fishing flies and pike tackle is not that important. Personally, I prefer to fish with a fiver-sixer rod but before you begin it is important to use a trace. I usually attach a common wire trace of a half-rod length with … Read more