Fish of the Month: Pickerel & Pike by Carl Bruger (Article from the April 2012 Issue)

“A true toothy set of fish that are readily caught over the entire twelve month span, pickerel and pike are the two smaller cousins of the regal musky and his genetically juggled tiger hybrid.  A give pound pickerel over two feet in length is a trophy catch in any state while pike might just hit 15 to 20 pounds when you get to the point of consideration for a worthy fish mount. 

Identification is easy if its Eastern chain pickerel vs. pike.  The green scaled pattern resembles…”

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