Xavier Courchinoux lives in Brittany, France. He has been dedicated entirely to fishing for pike for many years and he enjoys talking about his hunt as it is one of his main passions. Xavier can usually be found at the door of the Forest of Brocéliande. He ties a lot of great streamers and also tube flies, with the intention of always having a slight fly to hand! In particular a streamer that will bring out a pike. To fuel his passion Xavier is always looking for new blends and more attractive colours. In the world of a big pike fly the concept of a small hook to Xavier is a 2/0. Xavier’s other passions in life are French visual arts: both still photography and video. Xavier also writes his own blog and records his own videos on YouTube. He welcomes any questions on his fly-tying.