June 05, 2016

Some Super Good Tips for Pike and Muskie

There are lots of super good tips for presentation and altering your lures in this In-Fisherman article, Pike & Muskie Fishing Tips and Tricks.

As I fish with a lot of spoons, I especially like this tip:
Penny prefers to replace trebles with barbless single hooks, often in 5/0 and 6/0 size. “Hook size for swimbaits isn’t as critical as it is for spoons,” he says. “They could be a couple of sizes larger or smaller. For spoons, you want them large enough that when you lay the hook down on the concave side of the spoon, it doesn’t extend beyond the sides of the spoon but comes as close as possible.”