[ More Wisconsin Fish ]

 Northern Pike

 

The northern pike is a very popular fish in Wisconsin also referred to a "Northern" or "Pike".  If you like to go ice-fishing, then you should fish for northern pike.  They tend to be the most abundant right after the ice has formed.  It is pretty easy to catch Wisconsin northern pike because they will eat almost anything that they can fit into their mouth.  Northern pike have around 128 eye-catching scales on their body.  If you are looking to catch a good amount of northern pikes, try fishing around the Great Lakes area.  They have been pretty abundant around that location. Enjoy a day on a Wisconsin Lake fishing for Big Northern Pike using typical pike fishing lures, baits, tackle and gear.

Wisconsin Northern Pike Photos & Pictures

Rating: /5 ( Votes)
Views
/2

Photos and Pictures of Northern Pike in Wisconsin


Name: Northern Pike
Scientific Name: Esox lucius
Family: Esocidae
General Description: vertical fins, up to 50in long, legal min. 32-40in long to catch, skin has dark background w/ light colored marks, lots of teeth, average weight: 2-5lbs
Habitat: lakes, ponds, streams, rivers, slow moving water with lots of weeds.
Spawning/Sexual Maturity: late march-early april, flooded areas w/ lots of vegetation, 8,000-100,000 eggs, sexual maturity at 3-5 years old
Diet: any fish/small animal they can fit into their mouth-even other pike.
Life Expectancy: up to 24-26 years old
Predators: silver and sea lampreys, humans, bigger northerns
Known Hotspots: Mississippi River, Lake Michigan, and Lake Superior
Popular Baits: live fish baits, wobbling spoons,
Fishing Tournaments:
State Record: 38lbs, Lake Puckaway, August 6, 1952
World Record: 55lbs 1oz, Lake of Grefeern, Germany, October 16, 1986
Extra Facts: There isn’t parental care for offspring, females are larger than males, if hungry enough-will eat a full-grown muskrat, best fishing for these is right after ice forms on lakes. 

[ Also Checkout Wisconsin Fishing ]

Wisconsin Real Estate For Sale

1810807 - Meticulously maintained TURN-KEY Restaurant and Tavern
1810807 - Meticulously maintained TURN-KEY Restaurant and Tavern Coloma, Wisconsin

Commercial Real Estate For Sale | Waushara County | Supper Club | Restaurant | Sports Bar | High Traffic Location LOADS of POTENTIAL here! Become the proud new Owner of this meticulously (...)

$185,000
1762265-Beautiful wooded building site
1762265-Beautiful wooded building site Friendship, Wisconsin

More Land Available | Buildable Site | Pine & Oak Trees | ATV Routes | Snowmobile Trails Nice building-site that is wooded with Pine & Oak trees. Very close to...

$9,900
1790818 - Wooded camp/building site with access to lake
1790818 - Wooded camp/building site with access to lake Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Mostly Wooded | Lake Access | Nearby Boat Launch | Camp or Build | Wisconsin Dells Don't miss this gorgeous mostly wooded parcel that gives you lake access to a small fishing lake. Bring the boat (...)

$14,900
1766391 - Building Site Close to Town!
1766391 - Building Site Close to Town! Friendship, Wisconsin

Wooded Building Site | Carter Creek | Castle Rock Lake | Camping Allowed | More Land Available Pretty wooded building site that is over 1/2 an acre located very close to Roche A Cri State Park and (...)

$8,900