Pike on jerk bait at Earith Lakes

Earith Lakes, UK in winter

I was a bit surprised but delighted when my home-made, jointed silver jerk bait was grabbed with a heavy jolt on the first cast, and I found myself attached to a hard-fighting, well-conditioned pike of 11 pounds.

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Earith Lakes Owners House

A few years ago my great friend and fishing pal, Bob Church, introduced me to this beautiful fishery in the fenlands of Cambridgeshire, and I liked it at first sight. Bob had previously caught some enormous rainbow trout there, including one over 20 pounds, as well as specimen rudd, bream, tench and carp. He was […]