Pike, Northern

Live white sucker dapped just under the surface on a fixed line.  Thanks to RF29  for showing me around your neat home pike waters and for being a sucker minnow sherpa.  These were some of the most awesome live bait strikes I've ever seen,  that was some discovery channel stuff right there.  Really fun fights out of those fish for the size as well 

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roughfish29's picture

Straight magic right there homie. That was the raddest strike from a pike I’ve ever seen.

Hengelaar's picture

That looks pretty. You know, for an imaginary, fake Pike.

Fishn sure is neat

Gary's picture

Fixed line pike... F*#k yeah!!!!!!!

Do not meddle in the affairs of BAGMAN, for thou art crunchy and good with Old Bay seasoning...

 

Graceclaw's picture

All hail the FLF (Fixed Line Fanatic)!

2018 Goals:
Quillback (Check)
Musky
10#+ Flathead Catfish
5 New Standard Species (Current Count: 3)

Mike B's picture

I really want to try that. A pike that size looks like it would be a handful with no spool for backup.

mike b

TonyS's picture

These were a blast on my Koi rod, I haven't found the limits of it yet.  I've hit low double figure range on Cats and Carp and neither bottomed out, though I'm getting close to that point I think. 

If you look up japanese owner or shimano videos of choji hosoyama you'll see some crazy stuff.  He helped design a fixed line rod which he used for King Salmon, there is also a video of him catching Japanese Huchen