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Foreign newcomer

Post by #Pk# » Sat Feb 20 2021 09:40

Hi!

I’m a pike angler from the north of Italy. After years of lure fishing only, four years ago I started a new adventure with deadbaits and, more recently, live baits... this strengthened a lot my personal development as a piker, and it is every day a new incentive while fishing. Depending on the spot and the period, I actually alternate techniques.
Unfortunately, in Italy, beliefs about piking with baits are actually extremely negative, thus there are not many people to confront with and to learn something new.
I discovered your forum and I enjoyed it, so I decided to join you.

(Moreover, it will certainly help in improving my English: I’m still working on it)

Thanks!

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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by Ben » Sat Feb 20 2021 10:29

Welcome to the forum, if you’re into Pike fishing then you’re not foreign to us 👍🏼

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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by Andytheammer » Sat Feb 20 2021 10:54

benvenuto a bordo

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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by ChrisWales » Sat Feb 20 2021 11:16

Welcome, be interesting to hear how you get on👍🇮🇹

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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by Mike J » Sat Feb 20 2021 11:16

Welcome aboard :handshake:

Your English is already better than many who were born here, :grin:

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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by suffolk si » Sat Feb 20 2021 11:26

Andytheammer wrote:
benvenuto a bordo
What’s Andy said👍🤣

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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by Will Smith » Sat Feb 20 2021 11:28

Mike J wrote:
Welcome aboard :handshake:

Your English is already better than many who were born here, :grin:

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:laughs: :laughs: :laughs:

Will.

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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by John Milford » Sat Feb 20 2021 11:56

Welcome to the forum! :handshake:

I believe you have some beautiful looking pike in Italy - we would all look forward to seeing some of those! :thumbs:
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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by Stewlaws » Sat Feb 20 2021 11:57

Mike J wrote:
Welcome aboard :handshake:

Your English is already better than many who were born here, :grin:

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Doesn't that apply to every country around the globe Mike, their command of the language is usually good, I spent some time in Chamonix hunting and always remember a girl I attempted to converse with all day, she had a borsoi which followed her everywhere, anyway when we hit Geneva that night in the bars ...she spoke immaculate English, she found it amusing to watch me flounder.... 😂

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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by #Pk# » Sat Feb 20 2021 12:13

Thank to all of you!

You are extremely kind!
John Milford wrote:
Welcome to the forum! :handshake:

I believe you have some beautiful looking pike in Italy - we would all look forward to seeing some of those! :thumbs:
Yes, the southern pike is a beautiful animal! It is sad to say that even here, in its homeland, it is disappearing, leaving the place to the northern pike or hybrids, and remaining confined in some strongholds of the species ... nonetheless, sometimes pure fish show up even where they were thought to be lost! Hope to show you some good ones!

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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by Lee7499 » Sat Feb 20 2021 13:53

Welcome to the “PIT” :handshake:
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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by Tiercel » Sat Feb 20 2021 23:50

Welcome to the forum Pk, look forward to seeing some photos :handshake:
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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by Happy Hayes » Sun Feb 21 2021 14:59

Welcome aboard PK :handshake:
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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by Fentiger01 » Mon Feb 22 2021 22:50

Welcome aboard PK, looking forward to seeing some of your Italian Pike pics. :thumbs:
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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by Ratty46 » Tue Feb 23 2021 12:54

your posts read better than mine :laughs:

Welcome :thumbs:

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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by TeranceT » Thu Feb 25 2021 08:17

Hello Pk
Welcome :handshake:

Many years ago I spent a short time in Northern Italy.
We were based at Bovec in Slovenia, fishing the River Soca for trout, just month's before war broke out in Yugoslavia.
We crossed the border and spent a few days walking out from Tarvisio.

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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by John66 » Fri Feb 26 2021 19:48

:thumbs: Welcome

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Re: Foreign newcomer

Post by #Pk# » Sat Feb 27 2021 18:03

Thanks again to all of you, guys!

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