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Pike Angler Blog

Pike Angler Thinking Out Loud No.1

Thinking Out Loud is not just an Ed Shearon number, it’s a term used by bloggers to empty their head and overcome writers block. I don’t know where the term Thursdays are for Thinking Out Loud originated but I first encountered it on the Pickyrunner blog. Sarah, the...

Help Finding the Wotton Lake Pike

Can you help locate a cased twenty pound pike? Paul James is trying to locate the pike caught from Wotton Lake in 1937 by his Grandfather, Cecil James. The pike was mounted in bow fronted case with following inscription: Pike – Caught at Wotton Lake by C James....

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...

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...

Mark Houghton Custom Lures

Review by Alex (Makk) Mychalyszyn It’s been a couple of years since I bought my first Mark Houghton Lure and I have purchased many more since. If any of you readers are not familiar with Marks lures, don’t worry, this is a nice review of these fantastic lures...

Fishing blogs you should read

There are loads of Blogs about angling and pike fishing out there in the big old web. I want to share some of the blogs that I enjoy and that you should read. Here are fifteen to get you started. More will be added as I find them....

Jack’s Pike Comic Strip

I have just stumbled upon Jack’s Pike, a cracking comic strip about a couple of pike anglers. (Click on the image to see lots more cartoons) These excellent comic strips take a very wry look at the obsessive nature and quirkiness of the fisherman. The creator of Jack’s...

Robs Pencil Portraits

Whether you are looking for a gift for a pike angler or if you simply want to add some art to your personal collection of pike memorabilia, you should consider a pencil drawing from Rob Woolnough of Rob’s Pencil Portraits. Pike Portrait Rob describes his work as follows…...

Wychwood Reaction 3lb Rod and Shimano ST6000R Baitrunner Reel

Not breaking the bank – Mr Makk For me £70 is a lot of cash, especially when I have been on a £20 a week income through college. It’s more than three weeks savings. To spend it on some fishing tackle, well, I don’t know where to start;...