Posts Tagged ‘northern pike’

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Extolling the joys of topwater fishing

The plug sat still on the water, with just a few ripples circling out from where it had landed. I popped the rod tip down, and the plug shot a spray of water forward, its cupped nose making a loud, distinctive gurgle.

Solunar Calendar
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May 2021 solunar calendar

The solunar calendar for May 2021 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

Pike fighting the line, water splash
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How to catch pike in between seasons

Many of my big pike encounters have occurred in the window between the end of spring first hot days of full-on summer.

Fish wasting in Great Lakes' depths due in part to algae blooms
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Winds can leave Erie pike eggs high and dry

Winds may be responsible for low pike egg survival on Lake Erie, according to Nathan Stott, a Ph.D student at Bowling Green State U. in Ohio.

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Pike po’boy

Here’s a classic sub with a twist — beer-battered pike fried until crispy and golden brown. Serve with potato chips or make your own crispy French fries.

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Giving pike the love they deserve

What’s not to love about the water wolf?