Redfin Pickerel Fishing Guide

redfin pickerel habitat map

Redfin pickerel aren’t well known among most freshwater anglers, and there are some major reasons why. Most state records are measured in ounces, not even hitting the full one pound mark, and even the world record redfin pickerel is a size that few bass anglers or pike anglers would be impressed by. If you’re looking …

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Can You Eat Northern Pike Eggs?

pike roe

Heading north to chase a big trophy northern pike is a dream trip for many anglers. My brother and I treasured family trips to Lac de Mille Lacs in Ontario where the pike fishing was always next level, but since we never went in the very early spring before spawning, we never found a female …

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Best Fishing Stringers for Northern Pike

Eagle Claw metal stringer for pike

Landing a pike is no easy feat. The fight is part of what brings anglers back fishing for these freshwater wolves over and over again. And every single experienced angler has learned the hard way from hand gashes and old scars to watch the hands when those heads start shaking. While getting them in the …

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Northern Pike Teeth: All You Need to Know

northern pike on the grass

The northern pike is known by many names, several of them involving not appropriate for young ears language after they throw a hook towards your face, bite off the line with your favorite lure at the end of it, or gash your hands with their rows of razor sharp teeth while you’re unhooking them. If …

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Do You Need a Steel Leader for Muskie Fishing?

fishing bite off

Muskies are a challenging fish to bring in even during the best of circumstances and with only moderate weight. If you have your eyes set on big trophy muskies (and what self-respecting angler wouldn’t?) then you definitely need to shift the scales as much in your favor as possible because You absolutely need a steel …

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