Hair Jigs And Spring Pike.

Hair Jigs And Spring Pike.

In cold water early in the season, jigs are a top-choice for all species of fish. When pike are the primary target, the characteristics of baits dressed with natural hair, in particular deer hair,...

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New Spring, Same Old Stuff For Pike.

New Spring, Same Old Stuff For Pike.

Is there anything better than having a thick, mad pike on the end of your line when the trees are just starting to bud? Compared to those eighteen inch winter rods, feeling that seven footer buck...

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Winter Pike Ice Fishing Tips!

Winter Pike Ice Fishing Tips!

Ontario’s pike offer anglers opportunities to fish for a species that are big, fat and most often very aggressive. Big, clear lakes have pike, so do shallow, muddy water lakes. There isn’t a part of...

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Set Fish Up For The Sting

Set Fish Up For The Sting

There’s times every season where your stinger or trailer hook does most of the hooking. It might be a little treble used with a jig and minnow or a large, single hook on a spinnerbait. Knowing how...

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Back-To-Basics Pike

Back-To-Basics Pike

The northern pike - or water wolf in some circles - is a predatory fish that holds a healthy appetite, both for chowing down and battling tough. It can reach formidable weights, but even those...

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Summer Pike’n Tips!

Summer Pike’n Tips!

Late spring into early summer is quite possibly the best time of the year to catch some unreal numbers of pike. Although most of the big fish have ventured to deeper, cooler waters many of the...

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Dave Mercer's - Facts of Fishing