A few tips for pike fishing in closed water bodies
Before you start to pike fishing, it is necessary to thoroughly study the behavior of this predatory fish, its habits, favored by its habitat in closed water bodies. In the fall pike out into open watercourses, rivers, and constantly changing their location. The rest of the time the pike may be in the shallows, and in indoor pools.
Of course, not all closed basins will hobnob pike, she chooses only those where there is a mouth, eyebrows, good water thickets and krajniki.
In lakes and ponds, mostly pike will be about reeds, water lilies. Pike will never be randomly swim across the pond. Pike, in essence, a predator, so hunting for prey, particularly small fish, she lies in ambush. Her move across the pond always happen in the same selected scheme of movement. For an ambush predator selects those portions of the reservoir, where it merges with the environment. For this, the most appropriate edge of the reeds and other dense algae, changes in river depths, edge, krasnici.
For pike in ponds it is necessary to choose a good bait for spinning. Best bait for the occasion, are narrow lures or minnow. This artificial bait. It is not as good for fast flow, but for closed water bodies without currents. Models of lures there are many, they differ in size, depth, where you can work, coloring and game.
To catch pike using big lures — minnow. The size of the bait needs to be at least ten inches, the optimal size for pike twelve to thirteen centimeters, and the largest is about eighteen inches. All baits of a larger size designed for especially large individuals, but is a separate issue.
Each selected model lure minnow need to practice first at the coast, because the special role fishing plays their buoyancy. If the pike is at a shallow depth, to fit the shallow fishing lure, with a working depth of four feet. If a predator is deep, it selects a ready Wobbler with a diving depth of two meters. There are generally deep minnow, with working depth up to four meters.
As bait you can use and vibrohvosta, sometimes they work better than any expensive minnow. You need to experiment and practice. There are edible silicone bait, it’s already being used for quite capricious individuals, which is no surprise. In addition bait it is important to choose the right lure.
The basic rule for pike is a slow retrieve the lure, the oscillations should be smooth and have a large amplitude but low frequency. In summer, pike good bite only in the morning and during the day he may be absent.