Category Archives: Northern Pike Fishing

Casting, trolling and live bait rigs for pike fishing.

Spring Spooning for Northerns

As the weather breaks it will not be long before the early spring pike fishing will begin here in Michigan, others will be planning their trips north to Canada in search of big trophies.  One of my favorite techniques for … Continue reading

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Pike Lures: Good Time to Go Big

As the fall weather increasingly turns colder, its a good time to go bigger with your presentations while fishing Northerns. While some fish will be slowing down while the water temps drop, pike love this stuff, so go big on … Continue reading

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Pike Lures: Search and Destroy

I love pike fishing, give me a toothy critter slashing at bait in clear water so I can see all the action first hand.  It gets your heart pumping to see the roll of a white belly or the turbulence … Continue reading

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Witch Tape and Willow Blades

Sometimes you just have to try something when it seems like everyone is using a trick to catch walleyes, giving willow blades a shot isn’t any different.  Now its not entirely new to the scene, in fact willows have become … Continue reading

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MI DNR: New Pike Proposals

This spring the DNR has two new proposals out dealing with pike and muskie populations.  This one deals with northerns, there is a PDF file with the whole draft, and an email address if  you want to comment. http://www.michigan.gov/documents/dnr/PikePlan_270285_7.pdf DNR-PikePlan@michigan.gov

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Pike Fishing in the Spring

Since the last two posts vanished into cyberspace, will change direction a bit and take a look at spring pike fishing.  Northerns like many fish who spawn early are on the prowl right after ice out.  And although they are … Continue reading

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Weekend Fishing Report

Lots of different option wait for Michigan’s winter anglers; bluegills, crappie, walleye and pike are hitting wherever you decide to head too.  Locally there are so many opportunities happening right now, Lake Erie to the east, Irish Hills to the … Continue reading

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Spearing Ice Season Extended

Part of the ruling that came down along with the new three rod limit anywhere in the state, also included an immediate extension of Michigan’s winter spearing season. Pike and Muskie spearing now will last from December 1st through March … Continue reading

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Time to go shopping: 3 rods approved

Was checking the DNR website, and looked up the proposed 3 rods for use anywhere in Michigan. So, starting April 1st, this new regulation will go into effect. Bring on Spring! BUT, still hoping for a long winter on the … Continue reading

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Fall Toothy Critters

Been talking so much lately about Perch,  it made me think of how we use them in the Upper for bait for Pike and Muskie.  Which for some reason made me think of minnow baits, which led me to the … Continue reading

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