- Labrador Northern Pike Fishing
test your skills against a real fighter, the Northern Pike
Widely distributed throughout Canadian waters, the Northern Pike has
a reputation for long, hard battles on heavy tackle and almost impossible
odds with lightweight gear. It seems that there is always a pike around.
will usually be found in the summer in warm shallow water with lots
of weed cover where they easily ambush their prey. Pike are prolific
and not technically considered a game fish. The season is open year
round in Newfoundland and Labrador and pike are caught quite easily
through the ice in winter.
are most often taken by trolling along weed bed edges with large spoons,
plugs and streamers. Casting into weedbeds with live or artificial
baits can also be effective. Many fly casters have taken up "pike
chasing" by wading shorelines using long rods and heavier weight-forward
lines to toss streamers or frog imitations at their prey. All forms
of pike fishing rigs should include a wire leader to withstand the
impact of their razor-sharp teeth. Canadian
Record: 42 lbs. 13 ounces.
more about Newfoundland Northern Pike Fishing below.
day trips to a week of fishing discover Newfoundland and Labrador
like you've never seen them before..
You can learn more about fishing outfitters by clicking on the
lodge "name links" below for details and rates info.
The location of each lodge is shown for your convenience.
yourself sport fishing in Labrador for salmon, trout, arctic char,
or northern pike accompanied by a qualified fishing guide or charter
River - Labrador
Riffin' Hitch Lodge offers the best in Atlantic salmon angling
and outdoor leisure tourism. The perfect wilderness spot
for the avid angler, incentive travel, corporate retreats
or just getting away. Some salmon weigh in at over 30 pounds
and there are spots in the river where brook trout and northern
pike can also be found. We are fly-fishing only.
A wonderful selection of flies is available.
Accommodations: 7000 sq. foot wilderness lodge. Each of
the seven bedrooms features a complete bath. We have hiking
trails to encounter the real wilderness of Labrador and
view beaver, loons, caribou and eagles. Package includes
accommodations, meals, maid service, guides, air transportation
from Goose Bay to the lodge, and licenses.