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Chain Pickerel

Species Information

Scientific Name:Esox niger
Environment:Lake, River
Ideal Temp:
Technique:Bottom Fishing, Casting, Fly, Jigging, Trolling
Lure Type:Bottom Rig, Crankbaits, Flies, Jigs, Plugs, Soft Plastics, Spinnerbaits, Spoons, Topwater, Trolling
World Record:
Other Names:Chain Pickerel

Latest Chain Pickerel Fishing Reports and Spots

Barracuda on Lake Okeechobee - 4/10/2013 1:35:36 AM

Fishing is great on Lake Okeechobee even during this last cold front with big bass biting and even the chain pickerel were biting as well. For (View)

Thursday 1/31/19 - 1/31/2019 4:31:11 PM

In Summary: Send all questions and pictures to Surf Fishing Report: We have another quick freeze today. News is scarce. I rec (View)

wet weather wicked good bite - 6/2/2017 2:11:02 PM

Hi Folks Been running my motorboat in the guiding operation the last few days.  Been a bit wet here in Stowe with rain puffing up our rivers.   (View)

Lovely - 9/7/2015 5:46:25 AM

Hi folks guided a double yesterday chasing trout in the morning with the fly rods and spin fishing from my canoe in the afternoon for smallmout (View)

If you don't like the weather wait a minute - 6/2/2015 8:36:18 PM

Hi Folks Good weekend for the Catfish on the water.  Guided two trips yesterday in the hot bright sun.    Took guests out today in the rainy co (View)

pulling back - 11/27/2014 9:30:34 AM

Hi Folks Spent a really nice afternoon evening fly fishing for smallmouth bass out of my canoe.  Water temperature was 72 degrees.  A slight we (View)