This how to catch pike video guide covers aspects of safe unhooking, equipment required and how to set up a pike fishing rig plus attach bait…. as well as some pike action!

Paul Garner is seen catching pike from Chew Valley Lake in Somerset, scene of so many giant predators in recent years, and he explains how to fish effectively for pike.

You’ll also find some terrific pike fishing posts here on our website, including the English record pike (our No.1 news story of 2014) and AM features editor Richard Howard on river roving tackle.

Paul shows some of his bait tricks.

Paul shows some of his bait tricks.

See Paul's tackle set-up.

See Paul’s tackle set-up.

Paul catches for the camera too!

Paul catches for the camera too!

Keep checking back on this website for latest fishing tips videos and top advice, shared with  you by the team behind Angler’s Mail magazine.

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  • Mike Kaupert

    I’m so excited about the video, but I have to work