If you enjoy reading about pike fishing then you will find plenty to keep you interested in this huge list of books. Most of the titles are purely about pike angling and there are both technical and insiprational titles to choose from. You will also find I have included some general angling books that contain chapters about pike. One thing is for sure, you'll never be stuck for choice.
Many of these books are still available. Click on the book cover or title to open an affiliate link to Amazon. Where known, the publishers website for each book is also linked.
Please let me know if there are any other books that should be included, especially the newly published ones. I wish you all gook luck in tracking them down.
Not only does Paul's new book have chapters by Gord Burton, Pete Climo, Fred Buller, Alastair Rawlings, Bob Church and Mick Willis, it also explains how and where
a new world record pike could be caught. Foreward by Fred Buller O.B.E.
[Little, Brown Book Group]
A lure fishing book in two fascinating sections. The first part covers presentation with chapters on lures, tackle and technique. Part two focuses on strategies for selecting waters, locating pike and luring them in.
Chew Valley Reservoir near Bristol is the most prolific pike water in UK history. This book chronicles the huge pike that have been captured from there. A limited run of 300 hardback copies proved very popular so they may be difficult to find. The paperback version is still available.
[Harper Fine Angling Books]
Neville Fickling's 2013 chronical of the verified and dubious 35lb plus pike caught since the previous version of the book was released in 2004. This book continues the Mammoth Pike series started by Fred Buller, which have played a crucial role in documenting the history of pike fishing.
Jon Berry has searched the archives of angling writing to unearth this collection of pike fishing stories. This hardbacked book provides 200 pages of entertainment for readers who are interested in discovering the lesser known tales from pike angling.
This wonderful pike fishing novel follows one fictional anglers quest as he tackles a huge Scottish Loch in search of the monster pike he has dreamed of since he was a boy, and the story of Lucie, Queen of the Loch. A huge pike whose three aims in life are survival, food and reproduction.
Mick Brown has forged a career as an angler through television programmes, writing, guiding and tackle consultancy. This, his second book, tells the story behind his life as a professional pike angler and reveals insights into his pike fishing.
[Mick Browns World]
A beautifully crafted book detailing pike fishing up to 1950. Wonderfully illustrated and thoroughly researched, this would make a great gift to give to any pike angler.
The Fox Guide To Modern Pike Fishing is the ideal book to start anyone off on the right foot as they embark on their pike fishing journey.
One of the most controversial characters in pike fishing, Derrick is a former British Record holder with an enviable amount of massive Broadland pike to his name. Derrick learned the secrets of the Broads from the legendary Dennis Pye and recounts all in over 400 pages of this mammoth book.
Barrie Rickards was one of the most respected and authoritative figures in modern pike fishing and a founding father of the Pike Anglers Club. In this book, which was published not long before he passed away, he packs in fifty years of pike fishing knowledge to delight, educate and inspire. A must read for all pikers.
Dream Pike is a 204 page collection of inspirational stories from pike anglers about their own capture of a thirty pound pike. Steve Harper, the creator and editor, has done a wonderful job of producing this quality book, and he also contributes one of the chapters.
[Harper Fine Angling Books]
Fly fishing for pike is a method that is growing in popularity. This technical guide from long-time pike fly fisherman David Wolsoncroft-Dodds provides anglers with the information required to get started and progress in this branch of the sport.
Hugh Miles and Martin Bowler created a groundbreaking 9 episode television series charting their endeavours to catch and film all of the main species of coarse fish in the UK. All 9 hours are still available to purchase in three DVD's from www.catchingtheimpossible.info. The 370 page book containing 400 colour photographs tells the stories of their quest and the fish they sought and caught.
[M Press Media]