I'd be inclined to leger but with just enough weight to hold the bottom. Give it 15-20 minutes and move the weight so that the current drags it downstream a yard or two before it re-settles. Leave it 15-20 minutes again and then repeat.
Once you've covered that section at different widths, move down to the next swim and try again.
I say move down because your bait will have sent a scent trail downstream so it would help attract the pike and you'd be moving towards any