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Best Pike Lures 2024 – your ultimate guide!

Best Pike Lures 2024 – your ultimate guide!

05.01.2024

  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 and what has made them so successful. Pike Lure 1 RAPALA X…
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An Introduction to BFS

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An Introduction to BFS

09.03.2022

What is BFS? BFS stands for Bait Finesse System. This system is made up of a baitcasting reel with a shallow lightweight spool and a light, or ultralight, action baitcaster rod. This setup allows the angler to effectively fish lures in the 1g to 7g weight range, something that has…
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Best Spinning Reels – Buyers Guide (updated 2024)

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Best Spinning Reels – Buyers Guide (updated 2024)

02.01.2022

  Looking to find out about the best spinning reels? All these options have been chosen by our team based on their performance, reliability and their popularity within the angling community – from beginners to the more experienced anglers. Before choosing a spinning reel, you need to ensure you’re buying…
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Best Braided Fishing Line – Updated for 2024

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Best Braided Fishing Line – Updated for 2024

25.02.2021

Loved by many, braid line for fishing is one of the most innovative tackle developments that the industry has seen in the last 25-30 years – the reason? Enjoy the sensitivity of every movement of the lure or playing the fish! In this article, we will be breaking down our…
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Pike Deadbait Rig – Running Ledger Setup

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Pike Deadbait Rig – Running Ledger Setup

12.12.2020

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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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

  As anglers look for a more conservative approach to eliminate and reduce fish handling and damage whilst lure fishing for various salmonid species. Replacing treble hooks with inline single hooks is a growing trend that we are seeing across the lure fishing fraternity. In this article, we will look…
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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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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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