Category Archives: Northern Pike Fishing

Casting, trolling and live bait rigs for pike fishing.

Mister Twister Top Props, only $3 each

Mister Twister Top Props:  Only 3 bucks each!     Recently I took a trip to the cabin in the Upper Peninsula and wanted some more Top Props, my favorite pike and muskie top water bait.  I Googled for days, … Continue reading

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Late Ice can be the BEST Ice, but….

…..watch your step! Even though late season ice fishing can be incredibly hot, it like the early season is also the most dangerous time you can be out on the hard water.  That is why I carry the Jiffy Deluxe … Continue reading

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One Pike, Two Pike, Three Pike…Four!

That is the opening line to one of my favorite songs about fishing, by a group of kids, actually rappers calling themselves “Shad Rapp” and they are out of Wisconsin. Here is the YouTube link for the song, they have … Continue reading

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Chillaxin’ in da U.P.

Reporting from HEAVEN!!!!  Been fishing n catching, and just relaxing.  Muskie have not been cooperating, lots of hammer handle pike, and had a good day fishing smallies via the drop shot rig.  Today was the good sized pike, but it … Continue reading

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The Moon and Big Fish

  Looks like for the first time during the past two years or so, the moon will be cooperating at the end of August into the beginning of September for some some fine pike and muskie fishing. August Moon Phases September … Continue reading

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Pike Swimbaits and Spinnerbaits

You have to love seeing the brown UPS truck backing into your driveway on your birthday, even if you had to pay for the package in the first place.  Last Friday I had placed an order with the Tackle Warehouse … Continue reading

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Pike Fishing with Swimbaits

Years back big pike were an anglers dream in Michigan.  Big toothy critters that would haunt an angler’s dreams.  Perhaps replaced by the state’s outstanding walleye and salmon fishing a tad bit.  Although walleye fishing is a passion, my first … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s 47″ Northern: restoring old pics

Modern tech has caught up to saving those old pics laying around the house.  This is a picture of my grandfather holding a 47″ northern pike, caught in the Upper Peninsula in 1945.  The original was dog eared, oil stained … Continue reading

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Fall Pike and Muskie Fishing….

…..means it is toothy critter time. Fall, like spring is perhaps the best time for fishing in our great state.  Perhaps more so because we know that the ice will not be long in coming. So while many will be … Continue reading

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Northern Pike Swimbaits

Crankbaits or what are referred to as hard bodied baits are not my first choice when it comes to fishing for Northern Pike, or that old term that just sounds so good when it rolls off the tongue, “The Water … Continue reading

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