Originally posted by: mr bill on 6/11/2007 7:50:23 AM
first like to say there are several postings through out this forum on lures to use on pike, i think the best one might be faverate pike lure way down on this thread.
with that said, any med. to big rapala's, x-raps or shad raps, color is determined by the food base with in a lake[idea of colors at the end of post]. in-line spinners and safety pin type spinners all work well. in-lines, want to be size 3 or bigger. for safety pin type any size is ok, but bigger is better. i have caught pike on little beatle spinns before. soft baits, any of the swim baits, big tubes, even slugg-go's have worked for me. i am still expermenting with soft plastics. in spoons the number one spoon is the tried and true dardevel.
the colors that will work on pike are: perch, firetiger, silver on blck, gold on blck, red and white, shad,
ok guys what other color is there.
now for your tackle, 6 1/2 ft. to 7 ft. med. action rod well work as an all perpuse rod. any good quelitty[sp] reel can work.
i have caught pike on ultra lite rods[5 ft. length], 9ft. noodle rods, med. lite 6 1/2 ft. rods. so you see the list can go on, find what you are comfurable with and enjoy.
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