All about catching pike on spinning
Pike is the most prominent representative of freshwater predatory fish. Rapid narrow body, mask color and fall, dotted with many teeth. Who does not know this fish? That is why many novice anglers and choose the pike as the most coveted trophy. But to catch this cunning predator is not so simple. What you need to know in order to return from a fishing trip with a trophy? Read about it below!
Angler success largely depends on how balanced are his equipment. The most significant element of the whole equipment can be called rod. What kind of rod to choose? If you want to catch pike from the shore in places where the shore is quite heavily overgrown with aquatic vegetation or have other interference to make a cast, it is better to give preference form having a length of 2.1 to 2.4 m. with the aid of such a compact Blanca will be most convenient to work in confined spaces. But if you need to make long cast, but you are limited to any interference, you can choose a blank length up to 3 meters. A long rod is also perfectly suited for boat fishing.
By the way, novice anglers wondering about what is better to use the rod: the rod pin or rod already made on the principle of the telescope. Much better in practice manifest themselves male whips. As one piece construction with a minimum number of connections makes the tackle is reliable and sensitive. But numerous of telescopic joints of the whip affect the sensitivity of the tackle.
The form for pike fishing should have a test from 5 to 30 grams. Of course, you can use the heavier rods. Especially if you are going to catch with trolling. But if you choose a universal form, it is given in the beginning paragraph of the range of values it is best to adhere to.
The choice of the system of the rod depends on the type of baits that in the future you basically are going to use. The most versatile option is blank with fast action. Since such a system allows you to feel all the movements conducted by the bait and respond to the most cautious bite.
As for the coils, it should be understood that the inertia reel has long been gone in history. Baitcasting reels are very rarely used for pike. But the best option would be a coil and a 2000 on the classification of Shimano. Regarding the choice of location of the friction brakes, it is better to give preference to the coils with a front location of this element. Such coils are much easier than their sisters with the rear clutch. But to adjust clutch you need before fishing. Because after you make the cutting, make adjustments in the operation of the clutch will be very difficult due to the interfering line.
By the way, on the line! Braided cord already replaced the monofilament fishing line with spools of spinning. There’s a definite reason! The cord is completely stretched. In addition, for the same diameter with monofilament line, cord has a high breaking load. So the cons he is almost there. While on the other hand, the disadvantage is present. The beginner will be very difficult to work with cord because the cord easily gets tangled. So the training outputs to spend with monofilament line. In addition, the application of the cord leaves its mark on the coil. The chosen coil must be equipped with aluminum spool, which is resistant to abrasion.
Without the use of leash is no pike fishing. With the help of their sharp teeth, pike can easily bite so monofilament fishing line and braided cord. What better leash to choose?
A couple of decades ago, almost all anglers caught a pike only using steel leash. Often it was not even a leash in the modern view, but simply cut thin steel wire. Steel leashes should be used only when you are consistently catch big pike on large lures. Although in this case it is possible to find them an alternative.
But the tungsten leads are currently used most often. This is because the leashes of tungsten is generally much thinner than leashes made of steel. They are also able to withstand significant loading. A novice angler may well be put on your tackle tungsten leash.
Experienced anglers often use fluorocarbon leashes. This material is almost invisible in the water. But a complete guarantee against possible cut he can not give. So in many cases, the spinning does so at their own risk. Especially when we are talking about beginners. Experienced season spinnings often through trial and error, find the required diameter fluorocarbonates leash, which allows you to catch a pike without fear of losing the bait.
The choice of baits for pike
The easiest way for the beginner to start their fishing practices with the use of spoon lures. This is the most simple bait and it requires absolutely no skill from the angler. After casting spoon lures should be given her to sink to the bottom, and then several sharp turns of the handle of the coil to rise above it. You can then perform a monotonic continuous or stepwise with pauses wiring.
The most simple from the point of view of simplicity of application, bait can be called a rotating spinner. After executing the throw it needs to be lowered on the horizon, and then just start posting monotonous. And the spinner is usually clearly felt. As the petal begins to rotate, the spinner having a fairly strong resistance.
Wobbler can also be used by a novice. A bait of this class are active own game. But a long narrow crankbaits Minnow class for the beginner it is better to avoid. Posting such baits require special skills from the angler. The newcomer also much easier to work with baits of type Shad or Fat.
Time of the year
It is best to go for pike with spinning late in the spring or fall. Spring green torpedo spawns. But after spawning begins to actively hunt smaller fish. Summer activity of the predator is very much reduced. Impact on high water temperature. But the fall is a toothy torpedo very actively feeding. At this time, and should go for it with spinning tackle. In the winter, for obvious reasons, the classic spinning is not used.
Time of day
The peak of pike can be seen in the early morning and late evening. The higher the water temperature, the more clearly this trend. So in the summer to try to catch pike in the middle of the day is not worth. But with the cold peak of activity of the pike has been slowly eroded. At low temperature it is possible to catch throughout the day.
You should know that experienced anglers share pike on a grassy jacks and deep pike. The first category includes relatively young pike weighing approximately three pounds. Usually they stick near the shore at depths up to three meters. If you are going to catch such a predator, then you should carefully update the shallow Bay, shallow, small eyebrows, islets of water vegetation. In each of these places, you can expect to bite a small pike.
Search deep pike is much more difficult. And find a Parking spot large predator angler helps the sounder. When you search for deep pike need to pay special attention to the topography of the reservoir. Any anomalies on the bottom may indicate that there are pike. To the fore a variety of pits, banks and foreign objects located on the bottom surface. Here the pike can to have fun and to organize an ambush on the small fish.
You may need a beginner spinner?
First the newcomer needs to care about getting the landing net. Very impressive-looking footage of the instructional fishing programmes, where experienced anglers can easily take a pike by the scruff. But as a beginner, try to make it not worth it. Too much chance of injury! When playing pike incredibly strong and even resists being removed from the water she may try to escape, thus causing trauma to teeth or a tee. A landing net will help to avoid this.
With a sharp pike teeth also comes the need to have in your Arsenal of accessories such as zevnik and extractor. The first of these will help to open the pike’s mouth and lock it in this position. The extractor enables to extract from the jaws of a pike hook, without endangering fingers. The extractor is a tiny rogatinku. The split rests on the hook, after which the extractor is attached a certain amount of force. Here is the hook, and fetched!
Well, we should not forget about such simple fishing device as the cook. If you regret the money and take me fishing the usual tank, it is likely that a major trophy it will just tear or get destroyed. But cook will not worry about the safety of production.
Even if his first fishing and you catch a prize, do not despair! Catching pike can bring a storm of emotions. And once he felt the resistance of the freshwater shark, you are unlikely to ever give up spinning!