northern pike

noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This year's northern pike data has also shed more light on the need to reconfigure the riverbed at the old North Avenue dam site. Paul A. Smith, Journal Sentinel, 9 July 2022 Dad was a man of few words who managed to tell great stories that connected the pursuit of rainbow trout or northern pike with life lessons. WSJ, 4 Nov. 2022 Some think of it purely as the walleye opener, buttheseason opener includes a number of species that reside inMinnesota waters, such as northern pike, trout, and—in some areas of the state—bass. Todd Nelson, Star Tribune, 14 May 2021 The lake is home to brown trout, walleye, northern pike, bass and panfish. Chelsey Lewis, Journal Sentinel, 7 July 2022 Of 32 northern pike implanted with PIT tags earlier this year below the old North Avenue dam site, only one was detected less than a mile upstream at the sensor array. Paul A. Smith, Journal Sentinel, 9 July 2022 The lake is home to a wide variety of fish—smallmouth bass, walleye, and northern pike to name a few. Outside Online, 2 June 2022 The seasons for walleyes, northern pike and muskellunge typically close for at least a couple months in early spring to protect the fish during their typical spawning periods. Paul A. Smith, Journal Sentinel, 18 June 2022 Grand Rapids area: Most varieties of fish — bass, panfish, northern pike and walleye — have been active on area lakes. Joel Rippel, Star Tribune, 29 July 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of northern pike was in 1856

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“Northern pike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/northern%20pike. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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