Both Pacific and Atlantic salmon are anadromous fish, which means that they are born in freshwater, spend most of their lives in saltwater, and then return to freshwater for spawning.
Fishing in Europe
Helpful tips and tricks for coarse, spin and carp fishing in Europe.
Pike fishing is a lot of fun, and catching one of those huge predators is as thrilling as it can get. To land your trophy pike successfully, you will need both a robust and a big enough landing net.
While both species belong to the family of salmonids and can be found in saltwater, steelheads are rainbow trout and hence not a salmon species. Steelhead fillets are generally darker than most salmon fillets. The larger fish of the two is almost always the salmon.
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The very best lures to use for pike in clear water are swimbaits, softbaits, and crankbaits with an authentic pattern and swimming action. Natural lure colors that resemble the pike’s prey, such as white, silver, green, or black, have proven to be most effective.
Topwater lures or crankbaits and spinnerbaits that make a lot of noise and produce vibrations are your best picks for pike fishing in murky water. The absolute best lure colors for murky water pike are white, green/chartreuse, and orange.