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Best Pike Fishing Lures

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Best Pike Fishing Lures

01.01.2019

BEST PIKE FISHING LURES AND HOW TO USE THEM? Lure fishing for pike has become very popular over the last couple of years and there’s a good reason why! Aggressive takes, power lunges, tail walking and menacing follows are a few of the heart-stopping scenarios that you can expect from…
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Choosing The Right Lure For The Right Conditions

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Choosing The Right Lure For The Right Conditions

11.12.2018

When it comes to lure fishing for most species, there are general rules of thumb that anglers abide by. Don’t get us wrong though, sometimes you will find yourself doing something that is completely against the grain that will provide results – that’s just angling! Below are a few tips…
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How To Tie A Carolina Rig

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How To Tie A Carolina Rig

05.11.2018

Originally developed by bass anglers in the USA, the Carolina Rig has proven just as deadly for perch on this side of the Atlantic. Designed to fish a soft plastic bait close to the bottom over deep water, the Carolina rig has a great advantage that it is almost weedless.…
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Perch Float Rig

Perch Float Rig

29.10.2018

Here’s a precisely set-up float rig to eliminate the resistance perch hate, which also has the benefit of working well for targeting even larger species. Perch are very obliging fish that can be caught in many different ways, but one of the finest has to be on float-fished worm or…
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How To Rig A Soft Plastic Lure

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How To Rig A Soft Plastic Lure

11.10.2018

Influenced by the Scandinavian market, soft plastic lures have taken the UK predator scene by storm! These soft shad baits have accounted for many big pike and can be adapted to most fishing situations. In this article we will show you how to rig a soft plastic lure correctly and…
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Fishing Lead Types Explained – A Buyer’s Guide

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Fishing Lead Types Explained – A Buyer’s Guide

04.10.2018

We look at different leads and how to ensure you choose the right one for the job. Lead choice is one of those areas of fishing that you may think is relatively straightforward. That is until you walk into a tackle shop and are greeted with a wall full of…
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How To Tie A Float Leger Rig

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How To Tie A Float Leger Rig

01.10.2018

This is one of the simplest pike rigs to set up and brilliant for a roving approach when fishing swims of different depths. There are a number of pike rigs that you can use, but one of the most adaptable and easiest to set up is the float-leger rig. When…
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Jigging For Perch – A Buyer’s Guide

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Jigging For Perch – A Buyer’s Guide

18.09.2018

The art of jigging is an exciting and versatile method used for targeting predators such as Perch. Making soft plastic lures dance up and down on the loch bottom, trying to entice a take from a curious stripey. So what is involved in the art of jigging? and what components…
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How To Fish A Texas Rig – A Buyer’s Guide

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How To Fish A Texas Rig – A Buyer’s Guide

14.08.2018

Are you looking to fish soft plastic lures in heavy weed cover without getting snagged up or constantly catching and dragging weed? Then the Texas rig is probably the answer you’ve been looking for! Heavily used by American bass anglers, the Texas rig has made its way over the big…
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Drop Shot Fishing – A Buyer’s Guide

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Drop Shot Fishing – A Buyer’s Guide

26.07.2018

Drop shotting is a finesse lure fishing technique that has taken the UK lure fishing scene by storm over the last few years. This is a method that can be applied across various species from freshwater to saltwater. This buyer’s guide will give you a general overview of the tackle…
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Bait Fishing For Pike – A Buyer’s Guide

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Bait Fishing For Pike – A Buyer’s Guide

20.07.2018

Pike bait fishing can be a fantastic opportunity for you to land a large specimen and tackle one of the UK’s most aggressive freshwater predators. In this article, we will go through all the pike fishing tackle required to bait fish for pike. The traditional pike fishing season runs from…
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Should I use Braid or Mono?

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Should I use Braid or Mono?

24.11.2016

So, do I put braid or mono on my new spinning or multiplier reel? It’s a conversation we have in-store and online daily here at Angling Active, and there never seems to be one answer. If experienced, one angler will swear braid is better than monofilament, but the very next just as experienced…
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