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Old 09-12-2021, 11:09 AM
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I've had pike grab my rod tip, my paddle and just about anything that moves in or on the water near them.

Seems to me the primary considerations are how visible a lure is and how much it moves.

Think flash. If you watch a school of minnows they can be hard to see one minute and shine like a mirror the next. That triggers a pike to strike even when they don't seem to see the minnow itself.

So that's what I look for in a pike lure. I catch more pike then any other species.

I like silver, chrome or brass lures. Brass on bright days with clear or somewhat clear water.
Silver or Chrome for dull days and murky water.

Flexibility is key. No one thing is the magic bullet. One day they strike anything that moves, the next they may only strike at minnow like lures or slow moving lures.
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