Saturday, July 9, 2016
pike family, muskellunge
Members of the pike family, muskellunge are apex predators. They’re distributed primarily throughout northern Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, the Great Lakes region, northward into Canada and the St. Lawrence River drainage. Typical fish run 28 to 48 inches, weighing upward of 30 pounds, although fish approaching 60 inches and over 60 pounds have been recorded.