And again on the pike in February
Pike is one of the largest predators in Russian waters. You can find copies that have a huge size and weight. Despite this, as a rule, the extraction of the average angler becomes fish weighing 3-4 kg Pike is a very popular and common fish that is found in almost every pond, but it has its own preferences — a shallow pit, submerged snags, etc. Given the fact that in February, pike is forced to forget about their preferences, she should be in the places with the optimum oxygen balance.
To fish for pike in February is necessary in places where coalesce or flow into streams and rivers, in the presence of at least slight flow, which enriches the water with oxygen. Eyebrows or differences in depths is an additional advantage, however, of any decisive importance in this time of year they have little. Most often in the month of February, the pike are active in the coastal zone, giving preference to places where a lot of snags, deep enough and no vegetation.
Catch pike February days best before dawn and sunrise. The maximum activity of the pike can be observed, usually from 7.00 to 9.00 am and between 11.00 and 12.00 hours and 14.00 and 15.00 hours of the day. If we talk about the evening bite, it will be short-lived even under the most favorable weather conditions. When the weather is bad, spacing, bite is practically impossible to predict, but any thaw, and even with the South wind usually brings good luck. Food activity in February, short pike, sometimes needed 20 minutes to satisfy hunger, that is why fishing is extremely important to be in the right place at the right time.
Also be aware that, since the middle of the month, pike lends itself to pre-spawning migration, most fish move to shallow areas (up to 1.0-1.5 meters). Therefore, if You decide to fish for pike in February, you will have to consider this important detail.
According to many anglers, the pike fishing is more effective on imitation fish, but trolling as a method of fishing cannot be excluded. Pike in the winter probably offended alive than any other artificial bait. Even the hungry pike will attack the lure or the balancer with extreme caution. The device itself zherlits very simple, which does not change for many years. Part of the equipment consists of three main components: the stand, the bite alarm and reel.
To draw out the February a pike must be immediately, do not let slack and the chance for the pike to deviate to the side. As soon as she sees the hole the light will begin to desperately resist and try to get rid of the hook. That is why the Arsenal of the Fisher must be equipped with baharicom.