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Offline 207 in the 406

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Pike at Causeway?
« on: Mar 17, 2019, 10:08 PM »
The report board at Sportsman's says folks are getting pike in the Causeway, any one here able to verify? Not surprised I guess, just wondering if there's any truth to it. Wouldn't mind crossing it off my to-do list locally instead of making a drive to Seeley or where ever. Thanks y'all!

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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #1 on: Mar 17, 2019, 10:30 PM »
They're there, just few and far between, haven't caught one, but have heard of them being caught. Ive heard fwp gets them in their net surveys on canyon ferry.

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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #2 on: Mar 17, 2019, 11:40 PM »
I don't know about "getting" pike, but I do know that one was caught right at the causeway here recently
And like meandcuznalfy said they are out there but in what numbers?
I have seen and caught them in the Hauser chain with increasing regularity, but so far only in open water
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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #3 on: Mar 18, 2019, 12:01 AM »
I don't know about "getting" pike, but I do know that one was caught right at the causeway here recently
And like meandcuznalfy said they are out there but in what numbers?
I have seen and caught them in the Hauser chain with increasing regularity, but so far only in open water
How regularly are you catching them?

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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #4 on: Mar 18, 2019, 11:00 AM »
Never saw them myself, but allegedly, FWP has pulled several very large ones in their nets in the silo's area over the last several years. If they at the silo's they are at the Causeway.   

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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #5 on: Mar 18, 2019, 12:08 PM »
Have seen a couple caught while trolling for trout near the silos. I know they are around but not sure there
are really any numbers to justify targeting them. fun to catch by accident anyway. I personally like them being
around but also understand why people don't want them. It is what it is.

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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #6 on: Mar 18, 2019, 12:53 PM »
How regularly are you catching them?
Three years ago I got 1 small one at York bridge, 2 years ago was 1 at spokane creek and 1 up the causeway arm
Last year was 1 above York 1 below the dam with another lost at dam
I Buddy of mine that owns a cabin in the causeway arm has been catching a couple (3-6) for last couple years normally in September 
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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #7 on: Mar 18, 2019, 01:17 PM »
Three years ago I got 1 small one at York bridge, 2 years ago was 1 at spokane creek and 1 up the causeway arm
Last year was 1 above York 1 below the dam with another lost at dam
I Buddy of mine that owns a cabin in the causeway arm has been catching a couple (3-6) for last couple years normally in September
Seems like the population is growing then.

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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #8 on: Mar 18, 2019, 05:16 PM »
42Ē 24lb caught by devils elbow 2 years ago in the spring. Seen a few small ones iced on the arm this year.

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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #9 on: Mar 18, 2019, 05:34 PM »
42Ē 24lb caught by devils elbow 2 years ago in the spring. Seen a few small ones iced on the arm this year.
That's probably the largest that I have heard of out of the Hauser chain. NICE. You release it?
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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #10 on: Mar 18, 2019, 07:38 PM »
That's probably the largest that I have heard of out of the Hauser chain. NICE. You release it?
I kept it. Itís mounted on my wall. Let the ribbing begin.

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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #11 on: Mar 18, 2019, 07:44 PM »
Nah it is understandable, I was hoping to catch it my self with a few extra pounds
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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #12 on: Mar 18, 2019, 08:25 PM »
I kept it. Itís mounted on my wall. Let the ribbing begin.

I'd have done the same thing.

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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #13 on: Mar 18, 2019, 09:30 PM »
No ribbing from this end, fish of a lifetime sounds like, got any photos of that one.

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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #14 on: Mar 18, 2019, 11:03 PM »
There are more big ones in there! Iíll try and post some pics of it tomorrow.

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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #15 on: Mar 19, 2019, 08:27 AM »
There are more big ones in there! Iíll try and post some pics of it tomorrow.
In for pics,I know a fisherlady who has been targeting them with fly gear and doing very well.
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Re: Pike at Causeway?
« Reply #16 on: Mar 19, 2019, 08:06 PM »
In for pics,I know a fisherlady who has been targeting them with fly gear and doing very well.

Right after icing one, next on my list is one on the fly!

Thanks for the info, everyone!

 



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