How to Clean and Fillet a Northern Pike?

Answer The pike is an excellent eating fish. By removing the Y-bones you make a good meal even better. The technique for getting the Y-bones out of northern pike is easy. Learn the method and impress your... Read More »

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The Best Way to Clean Northern Pike?

Northern pike is often times avoided by anglers because of an abundance of small bones, called Y bones, that can be a choking hazard when consuming the flavorful fish. However, there is a rather si... Read More »

How many teeth does the Northern Pike have?

The Northern Pike, known for its highly predatory slashing nature, has approximately 700 teeth, according to Fish Alaska magazine. As a full-grown adult, it can attack and consume other fish with "... Read More »

Where do northern pike live?

The northern pike (Esox lucius) lives only in fresh water. It is one of the most broadly distributed fish in the world, found in Europe, Asia, and North America. The northern pike is a common game ... Read More »

When do northern pike spawn?

Northern pike, which are most commonly found from the Great Lakes north to central Manitoba, typically spawn in shallow waters during the spring. Northern pike usually spawn at about 2 years of age... Read More »