Northern Pike Fishing Guide
Widely distributed throughout Alberta's waters, the Northern Pike
has a reputation for long, hard battles on heavy tackle and almost
impossible odds with lightweight gear. It seems that there is always
a pike around and Alberta delivers time and time again..
The legendary predator waits, with ragged jaw and calculating eyes,
he lurks in the shallow water weeds, just waiting to strike. Then
you feel it - the pike's power and skill, equalled only by his fighting
Pike will usually be found in the summer in warm shallow waters of
Alberta with lots of weed cover where they easily ambush their prey.
The waters of the northern lakes draw those in search of the ultimate
pike fishing experience. The season is open year round and pike are
caught quite easily through the ice in winter.
are most often taken by trolling along weed bed edges with large spoons,
plugs and streamers. Many fly casters have taken up "pike chasing"
by wading shorelines using long rods and heavier weight-forward lines
to toss streamers or frog imitations at their prey. All forms of pike
fishing rigs should include a wire leader to withstand the impact
of their razor-sharp teeth. Canadian
Record: 42 lbs. 13 ounces.
Alberta fishing lodge provides opportunities for great pike
You can learn more about an Alberta fishing lodge by clicking
on the individual outfitter "name
links" below for details and rates info.
The location of each lodge is shown for your convenience.
Discover more about Alberta northern pike fishing
lodges and outfitters below.
- Alberta South
some of the greatest fishing, scenery and sounds of North
America as you fish with world-class Bow River Outfitters.
We offer year round river and lake fishing for incredible
Rainbow and Brown trout within the best section of the river.
Within easy driving distance are other walk and wade rivers
offering Rainbow, Brown, Cutthroat trout, and Walleye in the
high teens and 30+ lb. Northern Pike found in some local area
Located less than two hours east of the spectacular Canadian
Rocky Mountains, the lodge is situated on the banks of world-famous
Bow River. For your convenience, the international airport
in Calgary is just one hour away and transportation is available.
One to three day guided float, walk and wade packages include
meals and/or accommodation.
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