Pro Tactics™: Northern Pike

Use the Secrets of the Pros to Catch More and Bigger Pike


Book Description

Successful angling for northern pike requires specialized equipment and techniques, as well as an understanding of this predatory game fish's seasonal movements and changes in behavior. Eight-time world record holder Jack Penny presents a complete course of instruction in fishing for northern pike, which can reach lengths of over 4 feet and weigh in excess of 40 pounds, and in North America ranges from New England through the northern plains to the Rocky Mountains, and all across Canada. This book covers tackle and equipment, lures and baits, pike behavior, fishing strategies by season, and techniques for safely releasing fish or keeping them for the table. All the information a beginner will need plus valuable tips and techniques for even the most experienced pike angler.

About Penny, John

Jack Penny is an outdoor writer and regular contributor to Esox Angler magazine. A northern pike specialist, he has set eight world line-class records while fishing for his favorite quarry.