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northern pike

noun
1.
a pike, Esox lucius, of North American and Eurasian waters, valued as a game fish.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism
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Examples from the web for northern pike
  • Loved and hated, the northern pike has both detractors and fans.
  • northern pike are top predators with long torpedo shaped bodies built for speed.
  • Stocking walleye, channel catfish, and northern pike have helped produce a better quality sunfish population.
  • The purpose of this project is to develop mechanical control methods for non-native aquatic species, specifically northern pike.
  • All northern pike taken shall be killed immediately by removing the head and shall be retained by the angler.
  • These species include walleye, northern pike, tiger muskies and muskellunge.

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