The notion of fly fishing with Pike flies 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 pike flies - hooks dressed with a variety of of fur along with feather or superbly dressed pike flies. 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 pike flies, mid water or down deep with heavier weight pike 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.
Pike Flies for Fly Fishing
The notion of fly fishing for Pike fly-fishing isn't a new one and it is tremndoues sport casting big or small pike flies and watching our most aggressive predator attck pike flies. 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 Flies Design
Pike flies are designed to imitate natural fish or to stimulate attack due to the pike flies colour or the pike flies movement. Pike flies look like the natural prey, pike flies can look like fish or even mice. Pike flies are ideally cast with a #10 rod and a pike flyline that will enable turnover of the pike flies thatcan often be quite heavy!
Pike flies should always be used with a wire trace to protect from this amazing predator taking the pike flies and simply biting off the pike flies and causing themselves damage. Pike flies should never be used with a stiff poly leader but a metal trace.
Pike flies can have single, double or even in the case of our super predator pike flies 4 hooks in tandem.