Pike - that this fish has great commercial value and is a long-awaited and coveted trophy every fisherman. It lives in fresh water, even in some parts of the Seas, where there is fresh water. Hunt for pike - it is one of the most interesting and exciting types of fishing. Typically, the average length of pike 0,8 m, but that the length of the female, a 0,6 m - the length of the male. Due to the wide mouth, which has a pike, it is very easy to swallow prey. Pike It moves pretty fast due to its fin system.
This freshwater resident lives near the coast, in places, where the weak current is algae or other aquatic plants. When the pike goes hunting, it does so having hidden, sharply attacking prey and swallowing it with the side of the head. 80 percent of the diet of fish pike up. But also included in its list of waterfowl, reptiles and amphibians.
Pike caught in all seasons.
In winter, this expectation and patience, because pike though searches for food, but not as active, and the pleasure worth the wait. In moments of extreme cold, frost pike lies in a deep hole waiting for prey. Very active it becomes in the period before spawning.
Mostly from March to April pike spawns, sometimes in May, but it is very rare cases. Shortly before this period and for two weeks after it can be particularly successful fishing with a spinning. A resident of river spaces located around snags and aquatic vegetation. Even during the spawning season may catch pike, but this is unlikely, it is necessary to know the specific places, where spawning, and then you can catch of spawning in unlimited quantities.
Summer fishing can be crowned a failure, in the hot season fish lies on bottom. But do not think, that you can not catch anything. At such times, it manages to catch fish in the area 1 kg.
Autumn - this time, when you can spend all day at the banks of the river and have a good catch. At this time the fish is particularly active. Therefore, the gear should be reserved.
For pike usually take rod length 3 m. Most often there is live bait fishing. But also used artificial lures, such as wobbler, shone or silicone tips. It should select a specific fishing tackle for a particular time, so gear with a need to take more.