Tackle for pike in the winter
If You want to get the coveted trophy, You need reliable gear, normal fishing rod for ice fishing pike will easily break. Consider what features should have the tackle to catch a toothy predator.
- Durable rod with a whip length of 35-50 cm nod not necessarily, but if you want to catch medium-sized species, it is possible to use a hard nod a little long.
- To the coil there are no questions, you can use any convenient for this fishing.
- Fishing line must be strong, the thickness is in the range of 0.2-0.6 mm and length about 30 m.
- Hooks will take all types (single, double tees), should note that they were made of strong wire and the tip was sharp. Size you need to choose depending on the size of the intended trophy.
- A pointer needs to be 9-12 cm and have a slight curve.
- Leashes use steel or tungsten. Ordinary fishing line, the pike will easily bite.
During the period when water is thick with ice fishing for pike without the imitation fish is impossible. The imitation fish is used to catch fish on live bait. In specialized stores a wide range of this gear. Zherlitsa consists of fishing line, hooks, sinkers, reels and leash.
Varieties of this gear:
- With a vertical bar. Not suitable at low temperatures, because such imitation fish are made of metal, so when a very strong cold, wet hand it will freeze.
- On the platform. The base covers the hole and thereby prevents it from freeze. Drawback is fast freezing to the ice.
- The type of the trivet. Is a aluminum construction of the three legs, but during biting or wind, it will fall easily.
Experienced anglers prefer to make imitation fish independently for greater reliability. Imitation fish are usually placed in 10-35 metres from each other parts: the depth, in Jaroslavich places in shallow water.
Set the imitation fish in the following manner: bait fish (roach, perch, gudgeon) with snap down into the hole until the sinker hits bottom, then raise by 10 cm from the bottom and lock the coil in that position when the bent plate of the alarm device bite.
A jig is an artificial lure with a hook. So it does not pop up, it added the soldering of lead. The jig needs to be wide to take the larger portion. And preferably, choose baubles in bright colors. It is also often used balancer baubles, like a fish. Fishing starts the balancer, measuring 4 cm, with the active fish, you can increase the size up to 9cm.