Big Daddy


Jeff Hansen

Collingwood Ontario

Fishing Friday evening after some nasty wet weather during the day.

We were doing a slow troll and bang! initially thought I was snagged on bottom.


Then he started to go.

Approximately 10 - 15 minutes of line in line out.Measured weighed and let him go.

8 lb Test, no leader, just a snap swivel.

Very exciting!!

Species: Northern Pike

Date Caught: 05/31/2013

Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 5

Length: 41.5

Weight: 22

Lure / Bait used: Lure | 4" Clown Rapala - Husky Jerk

Recommended for You

Accessories

Costa Baffin Sunglasses Review

Chris Schneider - April 26, 2019

Made from 100% recycled fishing nets, the Costa Baffin's are a must-have for any serious...

Panfish

Dock Shooting Crappies

Matt Straw - July 03, 2018

Catch those weary crappie with this technique!

Recipes

Steelhead Trout Niçoise Salad Recipe

This recipe for Steelhead Trout Niçoise Salad is heart healthy, paleo- and gluten-free...

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

As KVD tells OSG's Lynn Burkhead, innovative Humminbird products and cutting-edge technology like that found in the new Mega 360 Imaging sonar are major reasons contributing to his unparalleled success.

Spawntime World Class Crappies

Doug Stange and Brandon Fulgham illustrate spawntime crappie patterns on one of North America's most famous fisheries.

MLF BPT angler and former Classic champ Casey Ashley has been with Costa del Mar sunglasses his whole career. At ICAST 2019, he shows OSG writer Lynn Burkhead some new products and talks how to pick the right lens color for the water.

See more Popular Videos

Trending Stories

Other Fish

Best Carp Baits Today

Dan Johnson - June 29, 2018

To guide your carp quest, we've lined up the best carp baits that are easy-to-fish natural...

Pike & Muskie

How To Catch Pike In Spring

Dan Johnson - April 26, 2016

Spring is prime time for pike. The Prespawn and Postspawn periods offer excellent odds at...

Other Fish

Must-Have Striped Bass Tackle

Rick Bach - May 04, 2017

It was an August evening and I was wading the flats in Brewster, MA with my cousin. Here you...

See More Stories

More Master Angler

Master Angler

Big Summer Pike

August 20, 2013

Timothy Steinmetz Escanaba Michigan I had a couple of hours to spend this afternoon, so I

Master Angler

51" Muskie

August 26, 2013

Quinn Leonard Reading MI On a fishing trip to Lake St. Clair with my dad and grandpa, we...

Master Angler

Summer Sunset River Monster

August 20, 2013

Cody Rubner Acton  Massachusetts I was fishing with my father late Wednesday afternoon,...

See More Master Angler

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

×