Northern pike

Meet the barracuda of lakes and rivers

Author: Pat
5th February 2020

The northern pike is one of our largest and most impressive freshwater residents. Read more about the pike.

Pike eating a fish - another victim

Pike eating a fish. Have only seen this once in hundreds of dives!

Pike swimming along

Pike can grow to an impressive size

Pike in a lake

Colour is dull green/yellow/white, although it’s more silvery by strobe light

Jack pike

Baby pike is called a Jack pike: this one’s about the size of a cigarette

Northern pike

Northern pike

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