The notion of fly fishing with flies for Pike is not a new one. Books written in the course of the 19th century, and in fact earlier, explain the concept of catching our major freshwater predator by means of flies - hooks dressed with a variety of of fur along with feather or superbly dressed flies to taget pike. A bit more recently fly-fishing Pike has matured in acceptance, not just in its place into the customary methods utilized by Pike fishermen, but additionally as being a spanking new challenge to an mounting quantity of sport fly fishermen emerging from a more established game fly fishing background.................
So you are bored, you are fed up of sitting behind those static dead bait rods, try fly fishing for pike using some incredible pike flies, you will not be disappointed. Pike flies are used with stronger rods, typically #10 weight to allow you to fight the fish and return it. Depending on the weather the pike can be caught with surface flies, mid water or down deep with heavier weight flies. Wandering along a river or try a gravel pit or reservoir are great fun and watching pike flies being hit by the tremendously aggressive pike is hugely rewarding.
The notion of fly fishing for Pike isn't a new one and it is tremendous sport .Casting big or small flies and watching our most aggressive predator attack flies is great fun. We wish to promote the usage of accepted fly fishing tackle and equipment which is suitable with the undertaking, plus most importantly of all, to promote a greater awareness of how Pike maybe handled in a manner which minimises any opportunity of hurt either towards the Pike or the angler.
Pike Fly Patterns
Pike fly patterns are designed to imitate natural fish or to stimulate attack due to the fly colour or the movement. Typically Pike fly patterns look like the natural prey, looking like fish or even mice. As they are heavy a Pike fly is ideally cast with a #10 rod and a heavy flyline that will enable turnover of the flies that can often be quite heavy!
Pike flies should always be used with a wire trace to protect from this amazing predator taking and simply biting off causing themselves damage. Pike flies can have single, double or even in the case of our super predator pike flies 4 hooks in tandem.