There are many different types of fish that anglers exclusively target in their fishing activities. Some anglers have a few different favorites that they search for while in the body of water, while others have a different fish that they hope to catch each time they reel in their lines.
One of those fish that is a bit unique but attracts a huge fan base is the chain pike. The common pike is a freshwater fish from the Atlantic coast that is found in a variety of water bodies such as streams, lakes, ponds, and rivers. There are many interesting factors surrounding chain pike and by learning more about this fish, anglers can make it much more likely that one of these beauties is at the end of their line.
As stated above, this member of the Pike family is found in several freshwater areas along the Atlantic coast. They tend to stay in areas that provide cover for them, allowing them to surprise their food targets efficiently and quickly. Its main food conquests consist of insects, crayfish, small fish, frogs and newts. Every now and then, the chain pike will even land a mouse or two in its aquatic territory.
The chain pike is the smallest fish in the Pike family. They are slender in width and can reach around 3 feet when they are adults. In terms of weight, the average size of an adult chain pike is about 7 pounds. or more.
One of the reasons why many fishermen look for these fish is their availability throughout the year. Whether it’s winter or summer, these adaptable fish are visible to anglers in hot and cold temperatures. The chain pike is also attracted to a variety of live baits and lures, but some favorites are minnows, scarecrow flies, and spinners. For those who wish to increase their chances of catching a chained pike, a leader of steel should do the trick.
The chain pike is a type of fish that is readily available in freshwater bodies along the Atlantic coast. If one is looking to catch a fish that can be caught during all four seasons, then the chain pike might be the perfect one to look for when planning that fishing trip.
There is a website that has great information on most species of freshwater fish. It has details that pertain to each species of fish, such as habitat, spawning, feeding habits, the best lures and baits and more, the website is called: Fishing Stringer, and it can be found at this url:
By Robert W. Benjamin
Copyright © 2007
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