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BigWadeS

PIKE BITE???

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

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BigWade,

The Croix isn't really a go to northern pike desitination, I've caught some over the years, but it's more of a walleye, smallie, sauger, catfish, sturgeon fishery (sounds pretty good doesn't it!). But pike not really. Not heard about the others lakes though.

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The pike and skis are hitting out on Forest right now. Look to the weedlines(remnants) 12-15'. Many smaller fish along the inside edges in the 8' range. Rattle raps, countdowns, shad raps can all take fish. Jerk baits may turn a fish or two as well. Don't overlook trolling stick baits just above the weeds out there either. Good luck this weekend!

Tunrevir~

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I have caught my largest pike in MN on the Croix, many years ago...The population just isn't high enough to have luck targeting them consistantly. Every year though I get one or two to attack a smallie or small eye coming to the boat.

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Thanks for the info guys, I will have to try ice fishing for Pike this year maybe. Tomorrow I am planning on hitting the Croix and hopefully I can actually get my first walleye on there in a couple months

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