Master Angler Out Deep Pike Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ jefff kammerud osceola wisconsin it was the day of the big lake fish contest. with nearly 600 fisherman i went to the middle of the lake in 20 feet of water. using a h t ice rigger. my rod set up with 40 lb suffix with a 40 lb fluorocarbon leader tipped with a shiner minnow. sent it down 17 feet.the contest started at 10 am about 1 pm the flag tripped and line stripped from the open bail.i let it run for about 45 seconds flipped the bail and set hook the drag was singing.after about 5 minutes got the fish below the hole it made another run.when i got his head in the hole i could not grab him he went back down. this happened twice. finally the third time i got my hand under its gills and slid it on to the ice .i took it up to the weigh station it weighed 20 lbs 4 ounces what a battle. Species: Northern Pike Date Caught: 02/23/2013 Kept / Released: Kept Region of Catch: Region 1 Length: 38 Weight: 20 Lure / Bait used: Bait | shinner Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from In-Fisherman Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week Even More master-angler Show More Get the In-Fisherman Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. Best Fishing Times: Solunar CalendarRead Now! Advertisement ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services WAIT!DON'T MISS A SINGLE ISSUE! Get 8 issues for the low price of just $8! Subscribe!