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Author: Andy Webster

Oxfordshire PAC & Linear Fisheries Charity Pike Match 2015

Open your wallets and hand over a tenner for day’s pike fishing on St John’s lake at Linear Fisheries in Oxfordshire. All proceeds go to the Motor Neurone Disease Association and you get a chance to share stories, make friends, catch pike and win one of three prizes...

APA013: How to target bigger pike?

Got a pike fishing question? Send it to pike.angler@btinternet.com. Here is the latest question. Hi Andy, I fish a water with a lot of Jack Pike. How can I target the bigger pike in the lake?Bob T Thanks for the question Bob. A number of years ago a...

APA012: Canal Pike Fishing

Canal pike fishing is the subject of this question from Mark Brady. I was chatting to fella in a fishing tackle shop who said I should find out what depth the pike are swimming at in a canal. How can I find this out while fishing?Mark Brady Thank...

APA011: Pike holding feature on a river

Here is another reader question in the Ask PikeAngler series. What is the first pike holding feature that I should be looking for on a river?Chris Belshaw This is a really good question because we all have to decide where the first cast will go when we target...

Fishin Addict Lures

Chris Howell from Fishin Addict contacted me recently and asked if I’d like to try some of their lures in return for a review. Naturally I agreed and a day later a package arrived. The first thing to say is that delivery was very prompt. The lures were...

APA 010: Pike rigs for Chew Valley

Welcome to another Ask PikeAngler. Dan sent in this question about pike rigs… I’ve got the chance to fish at chew valley for pike and I wondered what rigs would you suggest. Kind regards, Dan. Hi Dan, thanks for the question. My advice is to stick to the...

APA 009: A PIKE fishing book for beginners

Mike sent this question to Ask PikeAngler. Would you kindly recommend a book on pike fishing for absolute beginners which gives good illustrations and easily understood details. Something to give a novice confidence to start pike fishing. Regards Mike I am always delighted to hear of someone willing...

APA 008: Buying my first pike rod and reel

Alan Hobson sent this question to me on facebook: What advice can you give me on buying my first rod and reel? I will be fishing mainly rivers using paternostered dead baits. I visited Walkers of Trowell and viewed a 2.75 lb test curve, 12ft Fox Royale Predator...