Live bait for pike

Discussion in 'Northern Pike Fishing' started by cathunter600, Oct 3, 2008.

  1. cathunter600

    cathunter600 New Member

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    What is the best live bait for catching pike.
     
  2. Ghosth

    Ghosth New Member

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    Up here in the North country they use live Sucker Minnows.

    For large Northern Pike and Musky I've seen them use suckers up to the 2lb size.

    If they are legal to use I'd also consider Perch.
     

  3. GerardTheFisherman

    GerardTheFisherman New Member

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    Perch, suckers, and best of all CHUBS!! They are really hardy and pike love them.