Lure and Pike simply belong together. Already the very first lure carved by hand were used to Pike fishing. Today, Pike lures are the most commonly produced and widely used hard plastic lure. There are them in a wide variety of sizes, shapes and colors.
Cranks have done on the Pike
Especially crank lures, which are characterized by their round and bulky shape, are the most promising for pike fishing. Pike love big and literally fat booty, which suggests much food in one fell swoop and therefore heavier in the course with them. In addition, this kind of predator is not nearly as agile as E.g. asp or perch.
Pike prefer lowflow points in the water and only then if you must move. Even for hunting, take only a short run up and be exhausted quickly. For this reason, rather slow lure is attached at Pike fishing is also good to apply at crank lures.
Lure with rattles
Pike are in our waters clear at the top of the food chain and have a strong sense of competition. Irritated or not rarely even aggressive especially respond loud lures *.Are confronted with a rattle Shad, Pike not escape them but try to sink your teeth into the invader from their territory. This applies however only to fish up to 70 cm in length. Unless they’re also hungry, giant predator attack our bait.
Swimbaits fangen auch
There are days where loud Pike lure do not work. The reasons for this lie in the weather conditions and are difficult to decipher. In such situations, so-called Swimbaits can bring the desired success. This type of lure is suitable for see fishing and characterized physique by their segmented, that allows fetching a particularly realistic movements that look very similar to the real fish. Below you can find crank lure and Swimbaits that are very cheap to purchase and have at the same time good quality.
Correct leadership of the Pike lure
While crank lure already by the simple get a reliable catch pike, Swimbaits require considerably more effort in their leadership. The jerking is for example such a management technique that is well suited for Swimbaits and where a bait jerky running in the zig-zag course through the water. The jerk movements are varying degrees depending on the form of Swimbaits. In the following article for more information on the topic of jerking.
Flat in the spring, deep in the autumn
To catch Pike is insufficient to carry various lure types correctly, one must also know what bait to use best are what time of year. So can be used most effectively in the spring such as Shad with rattles, if the Pike are hungry and aggressive after the spawning season. There are days in April and may, by Pike almost been literally attack everything what comes to them in the way and it also still directly beneath our feet.
In the autumn, the rules of the game when pike fishing are different. The robbers want to eat at now winter fat and saw it off especially on large prey. Voluminous Swimbaits slowly guided in deep water now are means to an end to capital Esox to outsmart even the one or the other.
In the next article for a comparison of the Pike perch lure selected by us.