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Northern Pike on Lake St. Clair

I had quite the experience with the northern pike I’m holding in my hand.

I was doing some crankbait fishing on Lake St. Clair a few weeks ago, just normal casting and reeling.


I wasn’t jerking the crankbait or doing any strategic movements with the bait.

It happened around the fifth cast, it was one of the most exciting fishing experiences I had ever had.

I was reeling up my lure, right when I was about to pull it out of the water and do another cast.

All of a sudden wham!

This northerner came out of nowhere and slammed my lure!

I was just so shocked, I haven’t had this happen to me since I was a kid fishing in the boat wells back in the day.

The pike put up a decent fight, but I was pretty reluctant to have my girlfriend along to net it pretty fast. I caught it on a rainbow trout Bomber crankbait. It’s kind of sad that Bomber doesn’t make this color anymore because it’s dynamite. I’m thinking about calling up the company and bitching, I hate when fishing companies come out with a great design for their lure and then cancel it. I’ve had this crankbait for around twenty years, it’s almost old as me.