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I think we're due for one of these. Judging from the photo gallery I think there're way to many big pike taken this year especially with the liberal limits of five. How does everyone feel about a dropping the limit back down to three with a one over 36" rule?

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If they're coming out of Sakakawea then take them all!!!

 

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 The limit on them slimmy things should be 50 or more

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There should be no limit.

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cavedude Said:

If they're coming out of Sakakawea then take them all!!!

       Maybe not all but the five fish limit is fine.  They have gotten bad enough that we have started to try eating them somehow.  Smoked then canned in awesome.

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Ya there is some lakes so infested with them you couldn't catch them all if you wanted to. Obviously if they raises the limit they must have data to back it I'm sure there populations will remain healthy. Besides most guys I know don't go out and try to slay the pile everyday, I know some guys do and I'm not bashing on them to each their own. Most are not out to catch a limit of pike tho.

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You couldn't fish them out I don't think. Not with the amount of pike fishermen out there, or lack thereof.

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 I love a good mess of pike! Nothing beats fresh pike fillets outta that cold water in the spring. Can't wait till April when I'll be out hittin the local lakes for some northern.

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Water is pretty cold now it is cold enough u can walk on it

 

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 Smoked northern is better than smoked walleye

Got em!

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 catch n release wouldnt work very good with spearing

 

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HiddenSkeeter Said:

cavedude Said:

If they're coming out of Sakakawea then take them all!!!

       Maybe not all but the five fish limit is fine.  They have gotten bad enough that we have started to try eating them somehow.  Smoked then canned in awesome.

Pure genius.



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Sum1 Said:
I think we're due for one of these. Judging from the photo gallery I think there're way to many big pike taken this year especially with the liberal limits of five. How does everyone feel about a dropping the limit back down to three with a one over 36" rule?

You could raise the limit to TEN per person and not make a dent on the number of northern pike population is 90% of the lakes we have in the state.   What do you have for data to support a restriction other than some photos on a website???   We don't need any more restrictions than necessary!!     

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Yes, liberal limits of any size will have no effect. Perhaps hell fire missiles shot into the shallows during spring spawn will finally reduce numbers followed up with a hades bomb..  This will not only take out the pike but those pesky walleyes as well.  Then one will not have to cope with the  stress of a possible fish on your line.  HIgh energy fishing will then be transformed to a leasurely boating outing as God intended. One can then either" pickle" or" smoke" their brain and  life will be good.

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Sum1 Said:
I think we're due for one of these. Judging from the photo gallery I think there're way to many big pike taken this year especially with the liberal limits of five. How does everyone feel about a dropping the limit back down to three with a one over 36" rule?

You could raise the limit to TEN per person and not make a dent on the number of northern pike population is 90% of the lakes we have in the state.   What do you have for data to support a restriction other than some photos on a website???   We don't need any more restrictions than necessary!!     

Absolutely none whatsoever. Since when does making new laws involve any kind of logic or data?

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for once everyone will applaud me for taking home big fish.  With the limits of 13 to 20+ lb pike I took home this summer and fall, I usually had over my limit of walleye and sauger after I cut 'em open.

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I'm not saying I hate pike, I just don't believe we'll ever have a shortage. I can go to a dozen lakea within 20 miles of my house on any given day and catch a limit of pike.

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Jealous....

fisherman25 Said:
I'm not saying I hate pike, I just don't believe we'll ever have a shortage. I can go to a dozen lakea within 20 miles of my house on any given day and catch a limit of pike.
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I am all for a pike slot.  A slot you can shove them into so somebody else can deal with them.

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Maybe some private sector biologist can genetically modify a strain of pike that arent so damned slimy - then i would be ok with them in the livewell

 

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Captain Ahab Said:
I am all for a pike slot.  A slot you can shove them into so somebody else can deal with them.

Haha

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Maybe some private sector biologist can genetically modify a strain of pike that arent so damned slimy - then i would be ok with them in the livewell

And dull their teeth some, would save on the cranks at the rate of about $50-$100 a summer

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johnr Said:

Captain Ahab Said:
I am all for a pike slot.  A slot you can shove them into so somebody else can deal with them.

Haha

Wags86 Said:
Maybe some private sector biologist can genetically modify a strain of pike that arent so damned slimy - then i would be ok with them in the livewell

And dull their teeth some, would save on the cranks at the rate of about $50-$100 a summer

I use these

and these

The walleye tend to shy away from them (really really badly), but I save a good $7-$21 a day so it's worth it!



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Captain Cornholes wifes slot limet must be 3 inches if she married him

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I think that might have went to far I don't know capt personally but the is way across the line and you Munchin are on THE LIST

 

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Well this has taken a really weird, uncomfortable turn.

Anyway guy you need to teach me how to use all that fancy pike stuff on pan fish. Maybe you could try using some paddle fishing gear on bluegills... lol

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johnr Said:
Well this has taken a really weird, uncomfortable turn.

Anyway guy you need to teach me how to use all that fancy pike stuff on pan fish. Maybe you could try using some paddle fishing gear on bluegills... lol

Yes....yes it has.

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 If northern a were walleyes you guys would hate walleyes..... Like if they were the same thing just switched personalities. And ease of catching

Got em!

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 I live in fargo. You guys tell me where to go and what to do and I will keep every pike I catch. Ifish to eat.... info helps!!!

 

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 northern pike populations  can be decimated on select bodies of water with te current limits.Shallow lakes are easy to spear out.

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I am surprised that the ND G&F raised the limit.  They like to say that adjusting the limits of anything confuse the public and that will keep people for getting into fishing.  While SD does what needs to be done to keep the river in good shape.  We really do have it pretty good considering the corp and G&F are in charge.  Someday the river will have nice fish again and there will be deer.

There are always eyes taking cranks somewhere!

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HiddenSkeeter Said:
They have gotten bad enough that we have started to try eating them somehow.  Smoked then canned in awesome.

Where do you buy the awesome with which to can them?  I seem to be fresh out.

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Sorry...   Is awesome if you like kippered snacks. 

There are always eyes taking cranks somewhere!

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Munchin Said:
Captain Cornholes wifes slot limet must be 3 inches if she married him

I apologize for taking your girlfriend back in the day.  Forgive her and I for having a good time and move on.  Once again, I am sorry.

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Captain Ahab Said:

Munchin Said:
Captain Cornholes wifes slot limet must be 3 inches if she married him

I apologize for taking your girlfriend back in the day.  Forgive her and I for having a good time and move on.  Once again, I am sorry.

Haha, is that what inspired this off the wall comment?
Captain you dog you, guess I dont blame him for his angst....

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HiddenSkeeter Said:
They have gotten bad enough that we have started to try eating them somehow.  Smoked then canned in awesome.

Where do you buy the awesome with which to can them?  I seem to be fresh out.

I have smoked then canned lots of salmon and it don't suck.  Northern would be even better.  Northerns are more work to clean but very very good eating.  Lets put it this way if you don't know how to clean a northern up proper you should probably take up golf.  Hahahahahaha!

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Enslow Said:
I have smoked then canned lots of salmon and it don't suck.  Northern would be even better.  Northerns are more work to clean but very very good eating.  Lets put it this way if you don't know how to clean a northern up proper you should probably take up golf.  Hahahahahaha!

Cant do that worth a sh!t either.

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Hey some of you ice fisherman that fish for Pike isn't March about the best time of year to catch them??

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kman Said:
Hey some of you ice fisherman that fish for Pike isn't March about the best time of year to catch them??

March is awesome for pike fishing. 

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that right there is funny.

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I apologize for taking your girlfriend back in the day.  Forgive her and I for having a good time and move on.  Once again, I am sorry.