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APA 002: Big water, what depth?

This question was sent in by Lee Saunders. Lee asked: When fishing a new large water that, after plumbing, has no obvious top/underwater features, e.g reservoir/lake/loch what depth and distance would you start fishing at? Lee says that he will be fishing during October, November and December. He...

How to set up a Float Ledger Rig

The float ledger is one of the most popular ways of fishing for pike. The method is usually associated with fishing a static deadbait on the lake or river bed. We have had a look at the 10 Essential Items of Tackle in a Float Ledger Rig for...

Looking for Lucie by Ted Lamb

Looking for Lucie is the story of Mark Kendal, journalist, editor, husband and obsessive pike angler. Kendal dreams of catching a massive pike and he is sure he knows where to find one. The story follows Kendal on his quest as he tackles a huge Scottish Loch in...

Pike Fishing Books

I hope you enjoy searching through this huge list of pike fishing books. You’ll never be stuck for choice, but you will need a bit of luck in tracking some of them down. Many of these books are still available. Where there is a link you can simply...

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...