New PB Pike

New Personal best pike

Petoe Vang

Cottage Grove Minnesota

Me and my fishing partner were fishing for walleyes an whitebass on he Mississippi River of Pool 3. The day was very slow. I only caught one white bass so far and my partner was up his 5th whitebass when my next pitch to the side of some wood revealed a huge explosion. This guy had some fight in him. We were thinking catfish or carp but our jaws dropped when we saw this fish. I was pretty excited when it finally hit the net I was still shaking. I thought this fish was gonna be bigger then what it came out to be, but it hit 40.5 inches. The fish was release safely back. I can't wait to catch her again next year and hopefully beat my personal best again.

Species: Northern Pike

Date Caught: 04/03/2012

Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 1

Length: 40.5 in.


Lure / Bait used: Lure | silver blade bait

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