Succes in Pike angling is achieved through the use of good technique and location, and by applying sound knowledge of recognised ”tricks of the trade”.
With over 65 years joint experience of catching Pike, Barrie Rickards and Martin Gay are well qualified to give detailed comments and expert tips on the right tackle and the best Piking methods.
The authors discuss the important choise of hook, reel and rod and explain the advantages and drawbacks of bite indicators, types of rig and various innovative techniques, such as ballooning. They also stress the need for sympathetic treatment of Pike when playing, landing, unhooking and returning them to the water.
Each section of this impressive manual is finely illustrated with line drawings of tackle, systems and other fishing accessories.