Pike and freshwater predatory fish can be aggressive when they are handled by those unfamiliar with their habits. Their growls, biting motions, and occasional nips represent territorial behavior-though neither is dangerous nor painful. Getting a firm grip on the lure or hook while fighting these fish often disturbs them further-leading to an angler that will need to reset multiple times in order to know what he’s up against. Your first priority should always be your personal safety as pikes in particular can easily inflict injuries through only tense moments of struggle! Choose this carefully before getting started:
Safety: For professionals as well as novice pike enthusiasts alike, it’s important for every fisherman ensure his own safety so that he don’t end up at the mercy of a hook impaled in his finger.
landing net for the pike lure angler must be easy to carry but large enough to land a big fish. Telescopic and foldable varieties are the best choice. Most other good sized landing nets are fine if you are remaining in one place for a few hours at a time. Rubber mesh is the perfect material for catch and release maximising the safety of the fish.
Unhooking Landing Mats provide a soft landing and easy release for fish of all sizes during the long process of unhooking them. They’re durable, packed with features to make your fly fishing experience easier, and available in multiple colors to match anything you might be wearing!
Unhooking Landing Mats provide a colorful landing pad and easy release for fish of all sizes when it’s time to unhook them. Durable and designed with hooks on all four sides, these mats are perfect for an angler who doesn’t want a slippery surface underfoot when they’re trying to remove their catch safely from their hook. Funky colors like purple camouflage make finding the right one easier than ever!
Knowing the right tool for you is mostly about knowing which type of fish you’ll be catching, but it’s also important to think about what angling techniques are your specialty.
The fish species part of the equation is pretty straight forward–the bigger the fish, the longer your hook remover will need to be. A large fish can have its mouth full with hooks and teeth so you’ll want a long enough reach in order to remove those pesky items from it’s deep tooth-filled mouth!
The unhooking device must be at least 14 inch long and the agility to twist the hooks free. These are absolutely vital if you want a safe fishing experience for yourself or your kids and not forgeting the fish!
Big Fish weighing Scales and weigh slings are vital to ensuring that our customers get the catch weighed properly. With a wide range, these scales can accommodate fish or crustaceans of any size, while the durable materials offer durability and longevity no matter what species you’re eating. These affordable solutions will last for years to come!
Imagine steel-toed work boots for your hands. That’s what these handy gloves are all about: giving you protection from the sharp teeth of toothy pike without sacrificing dexterity. Double layered rubber insulates against accidental contact with icy waters or disinfectant solutions and helps protect against chemicals, fats, oils, infectious germs, and microbial growths. The terrycloth lining is scratch resistant so it gently cleans debris off your skin while protecting it during the process at the same time!
Hands-down the best gloves for handling dangerous fish in any environment. Features: water resistant material that’s picked and puncture resistant, safety guarantee against teeth and nails, increased grip due to non-slip silicone pads, certified by National Safety Organization of America.