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Pike

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Issue: 2019-06-19, Pixabay

Pike are very common, not difficult to catch and are a delicious mild-flavoured fish. Their one big negative is that they have more bones than other fish, with those “Y” bones in a line along the thickest part of the fillet. Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2017-12-06, PHOTO: Robert Charles Young

There are lies, darn lies and fishing stories. In the Yukon, fishing is a huge hobby and we’d love to share your big ones, but only if they didn’t get away! Send us the proof of your fishing prowess and we’ll share what you’ve been up to with... Read more

Readers Submissions

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July 17, 2014

I feel a bit like Gollum. I am squatting on my haunches, slurping delicious juices from my fingers as I delight in a fresh pike. Perhaps muttering to myself a little. Except I'm picking out the bones, whereas Gollum relished them with a crunch. And Read more

Wild Harvest

Pike spawn in the late spring and depending on where you are fishing are available in shallow water well into early July. Among my favourite places to try are the high-water sloughs and back channels along our many rivers and shallow bays Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

Rather, I was preoccupied with first negotiating the time away from family obligations and, secondly, preparing for my first ice fishing trip of the year. The destination was Squanga Lake and the objective was jigging for Pike and Burbot. Read more

Yukon Christmas