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    Default Good weather = Pike Mania!

    Took advantage of the nice temps and had a great day on the hardwater catching pike!! Nothing better than pulling some fatties through the ice with light tackle!
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    Nice pic. How does that pike's size compare to normal pike in your area? I'm blessed with large pike where I am at. Did you keep to cook? or release?

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    Nice job! We caught a dozen pike like that last week!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yukon Cornelius View Post
    Nice pic. How does that pike's size compare to normal pike in your area? I'm blessed with large pike where I am at. Did you keep to cook? or release?
    As I understand the regs, it's illegal to release live pike back into the water


    I love hooking.

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    illegal to release pike in certain areas, not illegal to release where they were fishing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Irish View Post
    Nice job! We caught a dozen pike like that last week!
    Guy,

    Sounds like a great day, good job! I need to get my butt down there and fish some new water!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dudemandude View Post
    illegal to release pike in certain areas, not illegal to release where they were fishing...
    From page 16 of the southcentral regs:
    [COLOR=rgb(0.000000%, 36.400000%, 64.200000%)]Live Release Prohibited[/COLOR]
    In the freshwaters of West Cook Inlet and Susitna River drainage, anglers are not allowed to release live pike back into the water.
    Pike not retained for personal use may be disposed of through lawfuland safe methods, including returning dead pike to the water.

    So certain areas, such as Fire Lake, you can release the fish back into the water, but most you cannot.

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    Nice job! I know that spot...looks like ya had a good trip. PM sent your way
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    The fun continues!

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    Wow! What a beast. Well done!

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