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BigWadeS

PIKE BITE

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I am just curious if anyone has found a hot pike bite in the metro area. I am mostly looking to target the east and northeastern suburb lakes. Any info would be great

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The pike have been curiously absent on the lakes I've been hitting the last two weeks. When they have been around they've been nipping & hitting short rather than their normal crushing assaults. I'm going to blame it on the weather & turnover. Can't be the fisherman. tongue.gif

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I would agree, it is never the fisherman

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Was out on Lake Marion in Lakeville a few days ago, the fishing was extremly slow. Caught on pike that went 32 inches. The fish was extremly lethargic, I didn't even think that I had a fish on until it got to the surface. Not a typical northern. I'm guessing that the turnover is still affecting them.

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Max - I think a couple of weeks ago they were all scared off by the loud splash... grin.gif

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jwhjr, think that would have been three large splashes - you, lakevillemarine, & the canoe. Oh, to have had the camera! Or better yet a camcorder!

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Robert, aka "Bass King", were you fishing with a couple of kids on a very windy day? I think I saw you and hear all the joyful screaming. I said to my partner, that's cool the kids got to see that fish. You are right about the bite on Marion, very slow. About a week earlier, I caught a nice size pike in that same area.

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Caster,

Sorry that wasn't me. I was by myself in a red Lund

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