Great Northern Pike

Great Northern Pike

Esox lucius

Average weight: 
2.3 to 6.8 kg (5 to 15 lbs)
 

Northern Pike are powerful, wary fighters, muscular and streamlined, with keen eyesight. Hook one on fly rod or spinning gear and you’ll be in for the fight of your life. They prefer warm, slow moving, weedy areas, where they lie in wait for anything they can swallow. Monster pike of 18.1 kg (40 lbs) and more are considered prize catches.

The long body of the Pike is dark green to brown with yellow to whitish spots. They have very sharp pointed teeth, as many an unwary angler has learned the hard way. This is a lean fish, with firm white flesh, delicious cooked fresh from the lake. Large Pike will strike at medium to large sized spinners and spoons.

Operators

North Star Adventures

100% Indigenous owned 50,000 years of experience! We are from Yellowknife, we know Yellowknife! We offer fun Day Tours in both Summer and Winter seasons. We also offer once in a lifetime multi-... Read more

Nonacho Lake Fishing Adventures

If Fishing, Muskox/Nature,Aurora veiwing or good family fun is what you are looking for, Nonacho Lake offers it all. We are the only operators on Nonacho Lake, which is the 8th largest lake (800sq.km) in the NWT.... Read more

NARWAL Northern Adventures

Northern and Remote Wilderness Adventures Ltd. (NARWAL) is a small, friendly, majority Aboriginal owned and operated family business. Our reputation as a competent, safety conscious outdoor adventure school is well... Read more

Lac La Martre Adventures

Comfortable fishing lodge with cabins and main lodge. Sight fish the crystal clear waters of Lac La Martre for monster Northern Pike. Incredible fishing for Lake Trout, Pike and Grayling all season - no need for... Read more

Kasba Lake Lodge

Kasba Lake Lodge is famous for providing guests access to incredible triple trophy fishing. Huge Lake Trout, ferocious Northern Pike and feisty Arctic Grayling. Fly into our private airstrip from Winnipeg, MB. Every day... Read more

Hearne Lake Lodge

Hearne Lake Lodge is a remote fly-in fishing lodge only 20-minute floatplane ride east of Yellowknife. To serve you better, we limit ourselves to eight guests at one time, open June to mid-September. We are fishing... Read more

Canoe Arctic Inc.

For more than 40 years, Canoe Arctic Inc. has operated guided canoe trips on the most remote wild rivers left on our planet. With chartered amphibian aircraft based in Fort Smith, we fly our clientele in to the Thelon... Read more

Trophy Lodge

Trophy Lodge is a fishing lodge located on the Smith Arm of Great Bear Lake. We are famous for our huge Lake Trout. Arctic Grayling fishing is also excellent, and some of the finest Northern Pike fishing on... Read more

Watta Lake Lodge

Comfortable lodge a 20 minute by floatplane ride from Yellowknife. Guided fishing for Lake Trout (to 34 lb), Arctic Grayling (to 3 lb), Northern Pike (30 lb) and Whitefish. Hiking, birdwatching, canoeing, photo ops... Read more

Yellow Dog Lodge, Inc.

Spectacular NWT Tourism "2017 Operator of the Year!" Yellow Dog Lodge is a comfortable lodge with 3 private cabins for our guests. The lodge is a short (15 minute) floatplane ride from Yellowknife.  ... Read more

Yellowknife Outdoor Adventures

For a Great Northern Experience! Yellowknife Outdoor Adventures offers a variety of day trips ranging from 2 to 10 hours in all seasons and for all ages. We can tailor outdoor day programs or packages to suit your... Read more

True North Safaris

We have been providing outfitting services in the Central Barren Lands north of Yellowknife since 1983. We offer hunting safaris for caribou, black bear, arctic wolf, guided by experienced professionals. We also offer... Read more

Yellowknife Sportfishing Adventures

Yellowknife Sportfishing Adventures is a professional fishing charter company with a professional NWT fishing guide looking to help you catch trophy fish.  We are a new company but have over 9 years of fishing... Read more

Plummer's Great Slave Lake Lodge

Great Slave Lake Lodge combines trophy lake trout, arctic grayling, and northern pike fishing with one of the best opportunities to view Arctic wolves, moose, bald and golden eagles, black bears, and other northern... Read more

Enodah Wilderness Travel/ Trout Rock Lodge

Trout Rock Lodge is a beautiful wilderness lodge located in the pristine North Arm of Great Slave Lake. It is a 15 minute floatplane ride from Yellowknife. Read more

Bluefish Services

With Bluefish Services you’ll get an unforgettable taste of Great Slave Lake. During the summer, travel by boat to the best fishing spots around Yellowknife. During the winter, travel to the best spots from the comfort... Read more

Trophy Lodge (Great Slave Lake)

Situated at the far-east end of Great Slave Lake, Trophy Lodge accommodates 16 in 4 housekeeping cabins. Three staff members are on site to ensure your stay and fishing experience are as memorable as the... Read more

Destination NWT

Our company is a tour management and booking services company. We are located at Yellowknife, NT Canada. Our clients come from all over the world. We can book hotels, local activities for every season. Our company has... Read more

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