The best ways to catch cold water pike include slower spin fishing with inline spinners, crankbaits, and soft baits close to the bottom, as well as float fishing and bottom fishing with dead or live baitfish in deeper water and over drop-offs.
As the northern pike can also be a pretty intimidating and difficult species to fish for, especially for beginners, I went ahead and wrote this helpful article filled with my very best pike fishing tips that I have gathered over a period of more than 20 years.
Night fishing for pike can be very successful if you are choosing the right tactics.
Pike can be found all over the Northern hemisphere, but only in a few places can you actually fish for pike in salty water.
It is fishing with live or dead bait with 2 treble hooks and a wire leader, using a combination of a tip up and a medium to heavy ice fishing rod, where the tip up merely functions as a bite indicator.