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#11940596 - 11/18/16 02:51 PM 47 pounds of business
karpbuster Offline
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Registered: 09/14/09
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Loc: Albuquerque, NM
Having caught these fish, this is something.


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#11940848 - 11/18/16 06:11 PM Re: 47 pounds of business [Re: karpbuster]
Wildman of the navidad Offline

Registered: 11/11/16
Posts: 173
Loc: San Antonio tx
Wow that's huge

#11940931 - 11/18/16 07:05 PM Re: 47 pounds of business [Re: karpbuster]
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One large fish! eeks

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#11942455 - 11/19/16 10:37 PM Re: 47 pounds of business [Re: karpbuster]
Spooley Offline

Registered: 11/27/12
Posts: 105
Loc: Texas
What do those taste like anyway?

#11942629 - 11/20/16 07:44 AM Re: 47 pounds of business [Re: karpbuster]
Cast Offline
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Registered: 07/31/12
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Loc: North Texas - God's Country
They eat well I hear. Close to bass.

#11944115 - 11/21/16 01:18 AM Re: 47 pounds of business [Re: karpbuster]
C.M. Offline

Registered: 09/09/16
Posts: 45
Mature pikes are full of very small sharp bones (similar to carp). I bet muskie is the same -- to the point of being good only for pressure cooking (it liquefies small bones) and fish-cakes.

#11945209 - 11/21/16 05:29 PM Re: 47 pounds of business [Re: karpbuster]
Tjbev13 Offline

Registered: 12/03/15
Posts: 44

#11946024 - 11/22/16 07:51 AM Re: 47 pounds of business [Re: Tjbev13]
Jamoke Offline
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Registered: 09/05/07
Posts: 688
Loc: Belton, TX
Pike and Musky are good eating, We Don't fillet them Cook as steaks or whole if they are smaller. The meat easily pulls away from the Y bones. Some of my best memories were of pike and musky on the St Lawrence over a campfire wrapped in foil, with olive oil, fresh garlic, lemon, parsley salt and pepper. Cook until skin is charred. Open foil and eat right out of the foil as a family, skin/scales charred to the foil, pull back bone and eat. Delicious smoky taste!

#11947422 - 11/22/16 10:22 PM Re: 47 pounds of business [Re: karpbuster]
C.M. Offline

Registered: 09/09/16
Posts: 45
Copy-paste from another forum:
Pike are very good eating, but I've never eaten a muskellunge (that's blasphemy).
The problem with pike and pickerel is that you've got to cutout a strip along the upper fillet
that contains the Y-bones, otherwise you'll have a mouthful of whisker bones.

Small pikes (~15") are delicious and Y-bones are unnoticeable. I haven't had them for more than 20 years...

#11957729 - 11/29/16 08:53 PM Re: 47 pounds of business [Re: karpbuster]
Froghunter Offline

Registered: 12/25/15
Posts: 161
That is a hoss!! I sure hope to catch one some day. For now a chain pickerel is as close as I've come.


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