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Big 4 Pike and Musky
« on: Feb 18, 2017, 08:37 PM »
It's been a short but sweet season where I live. Most of my favorite spots never froze up completely, or at all. Even though it was a short season I managed to get out there on some sketchy ice and land some nice fish. Here are my big 4 musky and pike from this season. I landed a new PB musky through the ice at 47" 30lbs, a 42, and a 40.5 and 39" pike. Both the musky were caught with big live suckers and the pike came on big dead golden shiners.








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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #1 on: Feb 18, 2017, 08:47 PM »
Nice fish

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #2 on: Feb 18, 2017, 09:29 PM »
Awesome!

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #3 on: Feb 18, 2017, 09:52 PM »
Those are enormous beautiful fish.....Congrats & thanx 4 sharing !!  :thumbsup:
         

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #4 on: Feb 19, 2017, 07:23 AM »
Yah those are huge!
Nice going
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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #5 on: Feb 19, 2017, 07:38 AM »
Those are some beasts for sure
way to go
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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #6 on: Feb 19, 2017, 06:25 PM »
nice

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #7 on: Feb 19, 2017, 06:40 PM »
Congrats brotha those are some nice fish

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #8 on: Feb 19, 2017, 06:41 PM »
Nice work! Catch and release or did you keep them? Either way, well done!
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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #9 on: Feb 19, 2017, 08:24 PM »
I let them go.

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #10 on: Feb 19, 2017, 08:37 PM »
Congrats on some great fish

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #11 on: Feb 21, 2017, 03:38 PM »
Wow! Very nice :clap:

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #12 on: Feb 21, 2017, 07:48 PM »
Very nice fish. What part of the country did you catch them monsters

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #13 on: Mar 01, 2017, 09:20 PM »
Thanks guys!

Very nice fish. What part of the country did you catch them monsters
CT and NJ

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #14 on: Mar 06, 2017, 08:04 PM »
Great fish boys  :clap:

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #15 on: Mar 08, 2017, 05:26 PM »
Son of a ...........!!!! Wow,real nice!

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #16 on: Mar 08, 2017, 05:48 PM »
I let them go.

"I let him go..." my favorite Schwarzenegger line from Commando.  ::)

I had the question but I wasn't going to ask as it's often a can o' worms. So, from me: Thank you! Job well done. Big muskies thru the ice are incidental here in WI as the season closes end of Dec. south of Hwy 10 and end of Nov north of that.

I've swung some good fish in Jan and Feb, some really challenged to get through an 8" hole. Boatloads of fun but you got to get 'em back in good health. I like pike as table fare but I've got no inclination to keep (much) over 30". Depends on the situation.

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #17 on: Mar 08, 2017, 09:20 PM »
Boatloads of fun but you got to get 'em back in good health.
Yeah, I see a lot of people keep pike and muskie out of the water way too long letting them flop around on the ice just to get a picture. They damage themselves on the ice and if it's too cold their eyeballs and gills freeze. That's why I bring everything I need to the hole when I get a flag: pliers, jaw spreaders, boga, clippers, tape measure, camera, and a weigh sling to put them on so they don't get cut up on the ice.

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #18 on: Mar 09, 2017, 07:28 PM »
Man Congrats!!! For very little you did awesome.🍻

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Re: Big 4 Pike and Musky
« Reply #19 on: Mar 10, 2017, 11:09 AM »
wow! very cooL!

 


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