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Outdoor Journal: Pike bite slow, should improve

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Where are all the northern pike this summer? I haven’t received as many reports of pike catches this summer as usual. Since June 1, I’ve been on the water at least tree times a week at a variety of places and caught about a dozen of these toothy critters, and the majority of them were in the low 20-inches category. The biggest landed were a 25-incher caught by Cherly Contreras, who was fishing with Leonard ...

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August 22, 2013
11:07 a.m.

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Perhaps its time to do some bass culling on Saratoga lake (and others) so the competition for food will lessen and remaining fish get a chance to grow larger. If you don't want to eat them, bury the fish in your garden for fertilizer.