Fishing for northern pike can be a great way to introduce new anglers to the sport.
These fish are opportunistic feeders and put up a great fight. They’re also relatively easy to find as mature pike have no natural predators other than humans. Many times, these fish are accessible from a variety of shore locations as well as spots accessed by boat. And they can also be found during most any time of the year.
One of the keys to a successful first fishing experience is having the right equipment. The video above walks you through a few things you should be sure to have with you when out pursuing northern pike, particularly with a newbie.