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Summer Pike on the Fly

Summer, a season that everybody around the world loves. It’s warm, sunny and comfortable outside. The waters have warmed up to a certain degree where all kinds of species of fish feel at home, and the activity level……


SpotLight: Livetarget Sucker Stickbait

Hailing from Niagara on the lake, Ontario Canada, Grant Kopper’s Livetarget is the creator of what are possibly The most realistic baits on the planet. Every single year, they put out truly unique baits for……


Q&A with Mike Keyes: Muskie Fishing

No matter if you’re a Muskie or Pike angler, you’ve probably heard about the name ”Keyes Outdoors”. For the past 18 years, Keyes Outdoors, LLC has grown to one of most watched, most viewed and respected musky fishing TV……


Spotlight: Jerkbaitmania PikeSkinz Predator fibre. So real they can’t resist!

Fly-fishing is hot, and so is tying flies for predatory fish like Muskie & Pike. In the world of fly-tying, there are an incredible amount of great materials that can be used. Synthetics are one of them. If you’ve……


SmallTalk: Thrill em’ HI with Suick

In the world of jerk baits, there are so many different patterns, shapes and sizes one can choose from, all with their own distinctive action. These days, there are a ton of them out there on the global……


SpotLight: StrikePro Buster Spoon

Ever since the early days, metal lures been around. Being one of the earliest baits available, spoons have been responsible for millions of fish caught over the years. Often overlooked and underestimated, this piece of metal can be……


SmallTalk: Fly-Fishing leaders for Esox

When it comes to Fly-Fishing, having the right leader is a key essential in your setup. Often underestimated and highly overlooked, it can literally make or break your day out on the water. When fishing for Muskie or……


Inflatable freedom: Meet the Outcast Sporting-gear Super Fat Cat!

Ever since the early days, float tube fishing has been a special way of spending time on the water. The development of newer and better products has taken a rapid turn over the last couple of years. Coming……


Smalltalk: Swinging large Pike flies

When it comes to fly fishing and fly casting in particular, there’s only one thing that is more important than anything else, and it’s the line of your choice to go with your fly rod and reel setup…….


Early Season Muskies

Wisconsin resident and fellow Suick Lure Company Pro Todd Schulz from Musky Moon Guide Service LLC is back on the site, and this time he writes about his way to target Muskies early season. Right now……


Smalltalk: Cold-Front Killers, Downsize for the Prize

Each and every season, the weather changes and so does the fishing. No year is the same, and every time you’ll need to adapt to the conditions in order to still catch fish. Last Winter was no exception…….


Q&A with Al Lindner: Pike

Like the title already tells you, this interview is about Pike, and what better way to ask one of The greatest fishermen of all time; Al Lindner. Together with his brother Ron they were the inventors of the……


Smalltalk: Wolverine Tackle Super Rings for Ultimate Strength

In the heat of the battle, there is no room for error, no room for failure, and certainly no room for failed tackle. When targeting Big predators, whether it be Muskie or Pike, you want the absolute best……


Smalltalk: Partridge of Redditch CS86X 8/0 The Ultimate Big Fly hook?

In the world of fly-fishing and fly-tying, there are literally millions of products available, but only a few quality hooks that are really designed for one thing, and one thing only; tying Big Flies. The Partridge of Redditch……


Go Big or Go Home: Big Pike Baits

It’s probably the most sought-after topic in the whole of the lure fishing industry, and that is the length of your baits used to target Esox. There are all kinds of different ways how one can fish for……


Smalltalk: GoFish Cam Predator Rig System

Good things come to those who wait they say, and it surely has been a long wait for the highly anticipated new GoFish Cam to arrive. Developed in Dallas TX by the Austin brothers, this underwater camera is……


Fly-Fishing small waters in search of Pike

There’s something about it, searching for Pike in small waters. Often forgotten and some rarely fished, these little places can produce quality fishing time when approached right. In Europe, and Holland, in particular, there are tons of smaller channels……


Q&A with Rick Kustich: Musky on the Fly

Fly-Fishing for Pike is one thing, but fly-fishing for Musky is another. Both techniques stand equally to one and other, but the difference lies in the materials used. Fishing Musky on the fly is just something special, the……


Small waters, Giant Pike

Coming from a land with many fishing possibilities, German Florian Berger, and his girlfriend Carina Brunkhorst target almost everything with teeth from their Hi-Tech Tracker boat. Together, they fish some of Europe’s biggest inland waters and have great……


Essential Terminal Tackle

Often overlooked and many times forgotten, that’s how one could describe the title above. Nowadays we spend so much money on boats, electronics, rods, lures, reels etc, that we tend to forget what it’s all about in the……


Pike On The Fly: Lines

Fly-lines have been around for decades and as old as Izaak Walton. In the early days, they were made of horse hair, and to cut a long story short on this matter, fly-lines made one hell of a……


REVIEW: Svartzonker Black Series ”Heavy Duty” Musky 16oz 9ft 2-pc Casting

It doesn’t matter if you are a Muskie or Pike angler, we all have one thing in common, and that is we all need a rod to fish with. Svartzonker, the World Famous fishing company……


Watercolours and how to fish them

Fishing for Esox in the waters they live in, and being able to get any Muskie or Pike in the boat, all depends on one thing, and one thing only, and that is the colour of the water…….


Book Review: Hunting Musky With A Fly by Rick Kustich

”Hunting Musky with a Fly” is the highly new anticipated book written by long term fly-fishing expert Rick Kustich. It’s a perfect example of a what catching Musky on a fly is all about these days. Jam packed……


Living on the edge

Pike fishing is all about one thing in particular, deep water and structure! Of course there can be plenty of action in the shallows, but the real magic happends in the deep. Under water structure, like weeds, rock……


Livetarget Yellow Perch Jerkbait

Koppers Fishing & Tackle Corp. are the creators behind the world famous lure company from Ontario Canada and producers of some of the most life-like baits ever, as well as responsible for many FLW Tournament wins!……


River Muskies

When not guiding and fishing on the lakes of Northern Wisconsin, Todd spends the other half of his time targeting Muskies on the Wisconsin River system with his clients. At times, rivers can be challenging, because……


Brand New 2017 Strike Pro Guppie

Originally designed back in 2002, Joe Peterson’s TrueGlide Guppie, is truly a one of a kind masterpiece! Responsible for many tournament wins and Big fish, this jerkbait has got all the ingredients you could possibly ask……


Pike on the Fly: The Essentials

Fly-Fishing for Pike is just a great thing to do. It’s something that can be practiced in every body of water and under all kind of conditions. The possibilities are endless and it’s the closest you can get……


Q&A with Jon Bondy: Monsters from the Deep

He’s world famous for creating his own baits, a former Bassmaster tournament angler, he has been guiding on Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River for more than 23 years, and knows more about specific types of Muskie……


Step By Step: How to rig a Strikepro Bandit Shad

If you are a fan of using Busterjerk and Bandit glide baits, you have probably heard of the Strikepro Bandit Shad! This particulary softbait is a great tool for fishing the deeper layers of a water……


REVIEW: Bondy Bait Company ”Prophet Crankbait”

If you are a serious Muskie or Pike angler, you’ve probably heard of Jon Bondy and his Bondy Bait Company. This guy makes top-class baits that have found their ways into many tackleboxes all over the……


Dog Days Muskie Hunt

Hailling from Merill WI and guiding on many waters in North and Northcentral Wisconsin, is Todd Schulz. He enjoys and takes pride of out teaching people how to fish for Muskies and teaching them the skills that will……


REVIEW: AFW 49-Strand Shark Leader Cable

A while ago at EFTTEX, I stumbled upon the stand of the guys from American Fishing Wire (AFW). This USA based company is famous for leader material which has found it’s way into many tackleboxes. They……


Summer Pike

”A Time of Stress” (Larger Fish), ”A Time of Plenty” (Smaller Fish). So goes the title about the Summer peak period in Al Lindner’s book ”PIKE”. And so it be. Summer, a time when unstable weather, and unexpected……


35th edition of the EFTTEX 2016 in Amsterdam

On June 16 – 18 the EFTTEX 2016 took place. EFTTEX which stands for ”European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition” is a World Famous international exhibition for fishing brands from all over the world. This event who’s……


Fishing for Big Pike. The Do’s and Dont’s

Fishing for Pike, and especially Big Pike, is a time consuming period, one that can drive you mad at times, but so rewarding in the end! Big Pike fishing means only one thing. Going after the very biggest……


Q&A with Joe Bucher: Night Fishing Muskies vs. Northern Pike

Muskie and Pike, Pike and Muskie. They both have several things in common. Being part of the same ”Esox” family and swimming in freshwater, they are every fisherman’s dream. Both can reach enourmous lenghts, weight and have markings……


Targeting early Spring Pike

When Winter is finally over, an exciting time begins wich has to be one of my favourite fisheries of the year. After many cold month’s there is finally light on the horizon. When temperatures start to climb, it’s……


Sound, Vibrations & Esox

When it comes to fishing for an kind of species it’s all about one thing: be noticed, and the hunt for Esox is no exception! It doesn’t matter what type of angler you are, we all serve one……


New 2016 Pig Shad Jr. colours

World famous fishing brand StrikePro is always first when it comes to developing new products and this year they bring you the highly exciting new colour range of the one and only Pig Shad Jr! If……


REVIEW: Partridge of Redditch ”Extreme Predator Jig45”

Meet the new Extreme Predator Jig45, Partridge of Redditch’s new Hook! At first sight it’s actually a pretty weird looking hook, and I wasn’t quite sure what to think of it. It kinda looks like the……


REVIEW: Humminbird Helix 5 DI GPS

Already a year on the market, but finally available in Europe! Humminbird’s new Helix 5 is surely a great addition to the already legendary series of fish-finders. Described as the compact version of the 800 and 900 units,……


BOOK: River Pike by Dilip Sarkar

A couple weeks ago a brandnew book arrived from Harper Angling Books! ”River Pike” by UK writer Dilip Sarkar is another great addition to the already legendary collection available. This book is something I’ve waited on for a……


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