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Northern Pike: Esox lucius

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_pike   Northern Pike Northern pike Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Superorder: Protacanthopterygii Order: Esociformes Family: Esocidae Genus: Esox Species: E. lucius Binomial name Esox lucius Linnaeus, 1758 The northern pike (Esox lucius, known simply as a pike in Britain, Ireland, andRead More >


Wisconsin Muskellunge Waters: Research

Muskellunge researchers in Wisconsin use scientific experiments to find ways to improve muskellunge populations, and as a result improve the quality of muskellunge angling. A good research program forms a solid foundation that enables biologists to manage and protect muskellunge for future generations. Research studies take on a variety of shapes and forms from evaluationRead More >


Find Baitfish, Find Muskies – by Steve Heiting

When it comes to rock bars, this one has it all — boulders, a gradual slope before a sudden drop-off to a main lake basin, and located on an island that already is a must-fish spot. This rock bar is a veritable “spot on the spot.”Yet I had never caught a musky there. Musky Hunter’sEditor,Read More >

Pearson's Corner


“Honey, I’m leaving for fishing practice now, see you later.” What? Fishing practice? Sounds absurd doesn’t it? While your spouse or significant other may be suspicious, I submit it’s not absurd at all. We practice hoops, golf, shooting-heck every sport we engage in except fishing. I wouldn’t waste valuable hunting time without practicing with anyRead More >


Topwater Proficiency

Most musky anglers would be lying if they said they enjoy anything more than seeing a fish explode on a topwater lure. We all love catching fish on topwaters and I am no different. However for a long time topwaters were my least favorite baits to fish and I struggled to get consistent action onRead More >