Our Favorite 10 Flies for Pike
These flies will help you get really good at fly fishing pike.
Pike are one of our favorite gamefish to chase with a fly. From our Midwestern waters to Alaska and Canada we know what works on these toothy critters.
- Umpqua Swimming Baitfish
This is one of your best choices to nabbing northern pike (and muskies) in Wisconsin and all over the world. Choose from red/white or shad patterns.
- Ehlers’ Gator Done
This fly collection is one of the most popular from Rainy’s Signature Pat Ehlers’ Series for muskies and northern pike. These attract the big boys who pretty on the biggest bait.
- Skok’s Super Mushy
Here’s a flashy and vibrant option for cocky pike who want to prove how hungry they can get. It was originally designed as a saltwater pattern, it’s proven to pull in all sorts of big trophy fish like musky and pike.
- Reynold’s Pike Fly
The Reynold’s Pike fly is a classic & effective bunny fly pattern for fishing northern pike. Available in a white/red or chartreuse color pattern, this fly works particularly well in Alaska and Canada.
- Pike/Tarpon Snake
This is a crossover fly pattern that dominates as a northern pike fly. It’s versatile as an effective fly for tarpon, peacock bass and musky as well. Comes with a #3/0 stainless steel hook.
- Ehlers’ Midnight Sun
The Midnight Sun fly was developed at Midnight Sun Trophy Pike Adventures in Alaska for northern pike. Choose from a yellow/orange or blue/white pattern.
- CF Whistler
The CF Whistler collection features bead chains and life-like craft fur to reanimate prey and attract northern pike and other big game like tarpon and muskies. Color patterns include red/yellow, orange/black and red/white.
The black John Barr Meat Whistle imitates crayfish, leeches and other baitfish perfectly to attract trophy northern pike.
- CF Baitfish Fly
Available with a loud fire tiger color style, the CF Baitfish fly is an excellent go-to option for nabbing hungry pike.
- Gen-X Bunny
The Gen-X bunny features a premium Tiemco 600SP hook and a support beneath the bunny strip near the hook to avoid fouling on the hook. This is a must-have for fly fishing pike.