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Pike Angler Blog

Can you help with lure fishing lessons?

Did you know that the Pike Angler Forum has been active for over 10 years? We have received a request from an angler wanting some tuition in lure fishing. He lives in the Doncaster area and is willing to travel. If you are interested in helping him out...

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;...

Daiwa Vertice Telespin 3M 10-40g

The bright colours and wide variety of lure patterns available proved a temptation too far for this wood chucking novice. So after parting with my hard earned £20, I am a Yorkshireman you know, the brand new telescopic lure rod by ACME was unveiled and a modest sized...

Fox Warrior Predator Spin 7ft 20-80g Lure Rod

Requirements Being in the market for a new spinning rod, I was typically daunted by the choice available. My Daiwa Vertice Telespin has proved a worthy companion. Last summer, however, the tip mysteriously snapped off during a caravaning holiday. I wanted the replacement to be compact, lightweight and...