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Northern Pike

Northern Pike

The Northern Pike was recognized as the state fish of North Dakota in 1969. This fish has spiny fins, a pointed head, and can reach a length of four feet. The Northern Pike is a popular fish for many North Dakota anglers. Many people come long distances to fish for Northern Pike in North Dakota.

The record Northern Pike was caught in Lake Sakakawea in 1968, and weighed 37 pounds 8 ounces.

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