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Killer Pike Fishing Techniques

Sep 15, 2008
For many fish anglers, the best kind of fish and most popular among fish is the pike. Therefore, catching pike is not just rewarding but also an adventure. Pike are unlike any other fish when it comes to catching them. Individuals from all over share his or her strategies, tips, and killer pike techniques.

Pike is best caught by the use of fly- fishing; however there are techniques individuals can use that can better the odds of catching the pike too. The biggest thing about a great technique, believe it or not, is the type of fly rod you actually use. A great killer technique for pike is casting the fly into shallow water.

Deep water and fast moving water or currents tend to make the fly wander and the line disappear. Pike have been commonly known to "jump" or attack anything that happens to land near it. It is also a great idea to make the fly appear to be alive. The more real and active the fly looks, the better. Use four or five different flies when you are fishing for pike this way. A pike has different preferences and when one fly isn't working very well, another fly might be just what your fish is after!

Once a pike has taken a bite, the concept of knowing will usually be a small tug, the rod dipping down, or more tension on the line. Remember not to reel the pike in fast because there are chances it's not hooked well and will get off the line. Don't attempt to grab the line either when the pike is close enough. This is a common mistake many anglers make, even with great techniques. Use a net or reel to the shore; sometimes pike are larger than the weight that is on the test line, but you could still catch the pike.

Another killer technique fish anglers know about with pike is the time of year to fish for them. Be sure the water is free flowing of ice. The early spring months are also when pike are breeding. This of course is also when the pike are the hungriest and looking for food.

There are many different techniques to catching pike, but those that are considered killer techniques are those that work time and time again. Depending on the location an individual should have no problem catching "the prize fish."

The best times to use these killer techniques are during warmer sunny days and when the air is dry. The best thing about pike is that they are ferocious and vigorous eaters. Often times forgetting they have just nibbled on bait, they will attack it again. This is where the good technique of patience is a way to catch the pike.

Some other techniques fish anglers consider "killer techniques" for pike have to deal with fishing in deep water. A good technique for the deeper water some individuals aren't aware of is not using a test line of more than six pounds in weight. If an individual uses a test line that is more than six pounds it will essentially cause friction and movement in the water. This will scare off potential pike and the efforts of catching the pike will be much harder too.
About the Author
Dan Eggertsen is a fishing researcher and enthusiast who is committed to providing the best walleye fishing information possible. Get more information on walleye fishing here: http://www.askwalleyefishing.com/
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