Photos: Minnesota Angler Catches Same Giant Pike Twice in a Week

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Photos: Minnesota Angler Catches Same Giant Pike Twice in a Week

Mike Johnson, an avid angler from Crystal, Minnesota, has quite the fisherman’s tale to share this winter. Unlike most yarns that anglers spin, though, he has photos to back it up. Johnson was ice fishing Mille Lacs last week when he hooked into a 40-inch pike on a rattle reel with a 3-inch sucker...
Spencer Neuharth Jan 16, 2020
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Video: Anglers Stunned by Pike’s Stomach Contents

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Video: Anglers Stunned by Pike’s Stomach Contents

Roger Niesen was cleaning fish and watching MeatEater TV with buddies last weekend when they came across a hockey puck-sized object in a pike’s stomach. The 38-inch northern was caught on the Mississippi River in Wisconsin and sat on the ice for 5 hours before hitting the cutting board. They noticed...
Spencer Neuharth Jan 6, 2020
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Northern Pike Fishing Part Three: From Hooked to Cooked

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Northern Pike Fishing Part Three: From Hooked to Cooked

This is the third article in a three part series explaining all the basics of northern pike fishing. Over the past few weeks, we’ve celebrated an under-appreciated fish by helping you better understand northern pike  and explaining some of the best methods to catch pike. Now we’re going to show you...
Jack Ballard Aug 15, 2019
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Northern Pike Fishing Part Two: Hook Up and Hold On

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Northern Pike Fishing Part Two: Hook Up and Hold On

This is the second article in a three part series explaining all the basics of northern pike fishing. Over the next couple of weeks, we’re going to celebrate an under-appreciated fish. We’ll help you better understand northern pike, explain some of the best methods to catch pike, and show you how to...
Jack Ballard Aug 3, 2019
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Northern Pike Fishing Part One: Toothy, Bony and Scary

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Northern Pike Fishing Part One: Toothy, Bony and Scary

This is the first article in a three part series explaining all the basics of northern pike fishing. Over the next couple of weeks, we’re going to celebrate an under appreciated fish. We’ll help you better understand northern pike, explain some of the best methods to catch pike, and show you how to...
Jack Ballard Jul 19, 2019
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