Pitching and flipping technique in pike fishing
Pike and bass spend a lot of their time hiding under cover. The follow technique is very effective on luring inactive fish out into the open.
Written by Daniel Dalien Vignjevic
Fishing in pike’s “living room”
As a three-time consecutive Croatian bass fishing champion with Savage Gear bass team, heavy cover fishing is one of my primary strengths and have learnt a thing or two about how to catch in these tricky conditions.
The most impressive thing to me is the mood of those fish situated in the safety of deep shade. In most cases these fish react to a lure presented close by, seemingly forgetting about periods of activity, sun, fishing pressure or other factors that can make fishing very difficult. Bass are reaction feeders and you can often find active fish, but pike are notorious for keeping their jaws firmly locked when inactive. However, this is...