Video: Thumbs Up for Pike

It’s been a while since we’ve seen any videos from our Scandinavian pals at Frontside Fly, but Stefan Agran posted this pike-fishing gem over the weekend, featuring angler. . .

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Fish Facts: Northern Pike (Esox lucius)

Blog reader Todd Van Dyke caught this beauty in Quetico Provencial Park in northwestern Ontario.
Photo by Kyle Riddle

The northern pike (Esox lucius) goes by a variety of names across its range in the U.S. and Canada—from “gator” to “water wolf” to “snot rocket”—reflecting both its popularity as a game fish and the low esteem many. . .

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Video Tuesday Tip: How to Tie a Pike Leader

Brad Smeds landed this beast of a northern pike at Wollaston lake.
Photo courtesy Wollaston Lake Lodge

If you have a hankering to chase toothy predators such as northern pike, you’d better have gear that can deal with sharp teeth and can pull a strong fish out of heavy weeds. In the video. . .

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Classic Photos: Into the Wild for Pike, Smallmouths, and Lakers

Written by: Todd Van Dyke

Todd Van Dyke shows off his largest pike ever, caught in Quetico Provencial Park in northwestern Ontario.
Photo by Kyle Riddle

[Editor’s Note: While I’m in Norway, we’ll be republishing some of our favorite posts from the past that you might have missed. Here’s a great email we received from blog reader Todd Van Dyke last year.]

I wanted to send a big thanks for everything you are doing with the blog and the podcast, I have learned a lot over the years. A hat tip to the timely pike and striper podcasts as well, as I spent. . .

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