northern pike

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Recent Examples on the Web Bass have remained active in shallow waters, and anglers are finding northern pike off the sharper breaks in depths of 14 to 20 feet. Joel Rippel, Star Tribune, 22 July 2021 Anglers also are finding smallmouth bass, northern pike, sauger and walleyes on the river. Star Tribune, 8 July 2021 Diamond and Eagles lakes are enjoying northern pike activity. Star Tribune, 10 June 2021 On the fisheries side, over the last several weeks the DNR collected eggs from muskellunge, northern pike and suckers, none of which was done in 2020. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8 May 2021 Managed for trophy smallie fishing by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Hungry Jack measures almost 500 acres and also is home to walleye and northern pike. Star Tribune, 5 June 2021 Some feature walleyes, others lake trout, northern pike, Arctic grayling and more. Star Tribune, 3 June 2021 Other finned resident bigwigs include bluegills, crappies, largemouth and smallmouth bass, northern pike, muskies, steelhead, lake trout and various sizes and colorations of stream trout, including brook, brown and rainbow. Dennis Anderson, Star Tribune, 30 Apr. 2021 The urban waters have a daily bag limit of three trout, one gamefish (largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye, sauger, and northern pike) and 10 panfish (bluegill, crappie, pumpkinseed and yellow perch). Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 25 Apr. 2021

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1856, in the meaning defined above

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31 Jul 2021

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“Northern pike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/northern%20pike. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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