A Big Drain Pike

Pike fishing on a Fenland River in Sub Zero Conditions.

The weather has been bitterly cold the last week or so, but it has not stopped the Pike feeding as Martyn Lowe and Mickey Bartlett found out. Braving minus 5 temperatures and arriving at a remote piece of Fenland in darkness they arrived to find a half frozen over drain. Moving swims every couple of hours they ended the day with about 13 runs landing Pike up to just over 12lb. All the fish falling to a mixture of float fished Roach and Lamprey dead baits. 


It is a good time of year to be out Pike fishing and if you’re thinking of giving it a go for the first time then feel free to give us a call for some advice on where to get started and what tackle you will need for the job. As the evenings start drawing out it really is worth getting out no matter how cold it is!


Our shop St. Ives Tackle is now closed to browsing once again due to latest government guidelines, but we are still offering a click and collect service including fresh stock of maggots, worms, casters, and frozen dead baits for Pike.

If you would like any more info on the fishing available in the area, then feel free call and speak to one of our friendly staff on 01480 468196. Alternatively check out our website www.stivestackle.co.uk



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