The Past - The Present - and the Future
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Is the Blue Pike related to Walleye? Read this information and decide for yourself
Blue Pike (Stizostedion vitreum glaucum)
Blue Pike information
found here was researched and compiled by Mark Daul
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IS THE BLUE PIKE ~ EXTINCT?
Blue Pike. Where are they now?....... Did they just......disappear? There has been a lot said and a lot of studies and explanations, and it still baffles Fishermen. State and Federal Biologists are still trying to decide exactly what happened. The stories on these pages are not compilations from other websites, it is factual accounts from area anglers and others. "Blues" were once native in Lakes Erie and Ontario as well as a huge abundance in the Niagara River. The information and stories on these pages might just enlighten some of our visitors to what happened. There has been much research through the years by many on this subject and several stories on other websites. Our information was complied from area fishermen and USFWS Information as well as NYS Sea Grant Associates. There have been reports of blue pike being caught today but these fish are explained as being a "blue phase" of the yellow pike or walleye. There are many of these blue colored fish that are caught in Lake Erie and many more northern Canada lakes, notably Lake Nippissing in northern Ontario and the Ottawa River, on the Ontario/Quebec border.
AWARD WINNING BLUE PIKE SONG IS BACK!
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|Go to the start of our first story ~ Blue pike, a Remnant From The Past, Hope For The Future?|
Ken Sprenger's Blue Pike History/Research Pages GO HERE
|Buffalo News Story ~ "Scientists Seek True-Blue Blue Pike" GO HERE|
|USFWS Blue Pike Workshop Minutes July 17, 1997 GO HERE|
|Blue Pike Links Pages|
|Blue Pike Opinion Page......Check it out and tell us yours!.......GO HERE TO EMAIL US|
|Blue and Yellow Walleye Picture Comparisons and Blue information from the Ohio DNR GO HERE|
|PLEASE GO TO OUR OPINION PAGE AND SHARE YOUR STORY PLUS READ WHAT OTHERS HAVE TO SAY ~ GOOD READING! GO HERE AND READ WHAT OTHERS HAVE TO SAY!|
|Extra Comments and good information|
|Lake Erie/Long Point Bay [Ontario] report on all fish species including Blue Pike|
|Blue Pike ~ Another View A good history!|
|The Blue Pike song is BACK!!!! Go here to next page|
|Just Added Information AND new Photos! GO!|
|Go to our Opinion Page also; Where visitors leave comments...Interesting!|
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