Northern Pike

Species Description

Like other pikes, this fish has a duckbill-shaped snout, large mouth with many sharp teeth and a single dorsal fin, which is similar in shape and size to the anal fin, and both are positioned far back, near the forked tail fin.

Fishing Type
Biological Information
Northern Pike

Northern pike side view photo with black background

Season Open
  • January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022

Daily limit: 1 muskellunge or 1 northern pike
Possession limit: 2
Size limit: None

Fishing: Allowed Methods


Pole and Line


Limb Line

Bank Line

Jug Line

Additional Info

Ice fishing tackle, or tip-ups, are considered a pole-and-line method.