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How To Catch Pike On Lures

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How To Catch Pike On Lures

23.03.2020

Nothing beats that almighty wall of resistance that you encounter when an actively hunting pike hits your lure! Tail walking, strong lunges and those ominous head shakes that resonate down your line as it tries to throw the hooks! Pike have been my chosen quarry of choice for a number…
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Replacing Treble Hooks With Single Hooks

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Replacing Treble Hooks With Single Hooks

09.03.2020

Much kinder to fish and easier for unhooking! These are the first advantages that come to mind when discussions on single hooks arise. It’s been a debate that many lure anglers have had over the years. But in this article, we won’t be discussing the pros and cons. We will…
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Best Spinning Reels For Under £100 – 2020

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Best Spinning Reels For Under £100 – 2020

12.01.2020

In this article, we will be giving you the low down on the best spinning reels available on the market today for under £100. All these have been chosen by our team based on their performance, reliability and their popularity within the angling community – from beginners to the more…
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Pike Deadbait Rig – Running Ledger Setup

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Pike Deadbait Rig – Running Ledger Setup

06.01.2020

The most commonly used bait fishing rig for pike is, without a doubt, the running ledger rig. This bait fishing rig is designed to fish a bait on the bottom of a lake or loch bed. The rig itself compromises of a run ring, buffer bead, quick-change link, a lead…
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Pike Fishing – Bite Indication

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Pike Fishing – Bite Indication

24.12.2019

Speak to any seasoned pike angler and one of the first things they will say to a newcomer to the sport is the importance of good bite detection. Unlike other coarse species such as carp where self hooking bolt rigs are common place, pike fishing does not have any fool-proof…
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The Top Pike Lures Of 2020

The Top Pike Lures Of 2020

18.12.2019

With the constant influx of new pike fishing lures, it can be hard to keep up with what’s hot and what’s not. In this article, we will be giving you an insight into the hottest pike lures of 2020 and what has made them so successful. Number 1 STRIKE PRO…
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How To Make A Pike Wire Trace – Pike Bait Fishing

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How To Make A Pike Wire Trace – Pike Bait Fishing

18.11.2019

If bait fishing for pike is on your fishing bucket list, then learning to make your own wire trace will be part of your pike fishing journey. Making your own wire traces not only saves you money in the long run but it also provides you with confidence knowing that…
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How To Make A Pike Fly Fishing Leader

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How To Make A Pike Fly Fishing Leader

18.11.2019

The most important end of your pike fly fishing setup is undoubtedly the business end. This is the connection between angler and fish. Armed with 700 teeth, it’s important that you find the right tackle to present a fly whilst still avoiding that dreaded break-off. In this article, we will…
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Big Perch, A Slight Obsession

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Big Perch, A Slight Obsession

19.08.2019

There is a fish, perhaps more widespread than any freshwater species in the country. A fish that is often the first a young angler encounters and one that is thereafter commonly overlooked and under-appreciated. In they’re smaller sizes they are a species that can be found in almost any body…
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How Does A Downrigger Work?

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How Does A Downrigger Work?

05.08.2019

A downrigger allows you to fish a lure or bait at a specific depth accurately behind a trolling boat. A downrigger contains a rod holder for storing your downrigger rod when it is actively fishing. The cannonball weight is deployed to the selected depth and allows the lure or bait…
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Electric Outboards – Buyer’s Guide

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Electric Outboards – Buyer’s Guide

14.06.2019

Trolling motors, also known as electric outboard motors, are an essential piece of boating equipment. They give you the ability to refine your boat angle on a drift and also allow you to come into fishing areas with a stealthy approach, reducing unwanted noise and disturbance on the water. In…
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Fishing Lure Maintenance

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Fishing Lure Maintenance

06.05.2019

As a lure angler, we all know how addictive it can become, buying new shiny lures! We’re all guilty of it! Sometimes, we even pay excessive amounts of money for them too. As lure anglers, one thing we have been guilty of at some point in our fishing careers is…
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