The Rio Pike leader is our choice for northern pike fishing in Alaska. This 7.5 ft leader tapers down to 16lb test and then an 18" section of 30lb coated wire is knotted on. A snap link makes changing flies a breeze.
Watch as Barry Reynolds searches North American for trophy pike. Fish over 50" are landed in this video! Also a great bonus section with How To information from one of pike fishing's masters. 68 minutes.