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  1. Best Pike Lures 2024 - your ultimate guide!

    Best Pike Lures 2024 - your ultimate guide!

    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.

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  2. BFS Setup

    An Introduction to BFS

    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

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  3. best spinning reels

    Best Spinning Reels - Buyers Guide (updated)

    Looking to find out about the best spinning reels? All these options have been chosen by our team based on their

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  4. best braided fishing lines

    Best Braided Fishing Line - Updated

    Loved by many, braided fishing line is one of the most innovative tackle developments that the industry has seen in the last 25-30 years – the

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  5. running ledger rig

    Pike Deadbait Rig - Running Ledger Setup

    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 and a pike

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  6. how to fish pike lures

    How To Catch Pike On Lures

    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!

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  7. inline single hooks

    Replacing Treble Hooks With Single Hooks

    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 at the advantages

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  8. pike bite indication

    Pike Fishing - Bite Indication

    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 self hooking rigs. Meaning that hooking pike cleanly

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  9. how to tie a pike trace

    How To Make A Pike Wire Trace - Pike Bait Fishing

    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 you have tested the components that you have incorporated

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  10. how to tie a wire leader

    How To Make A Pike Fly Fishing Leader

    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.

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  11. perch fishing

    Big Perch, A Slight Obsession

    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 of freshwater and can be so

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  12. how to use a downrigger

    How Does A Downrigger Work?

    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 to run at a specific depth.

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