Fishing for other Musky, Tiger Musky, Northern
Pike, Chain Pickerel, Sauger, Longnose Gar and Bowfin in North
North Carolina offers unique fishing opportunities. Listed below find
information about species of fish found in North Carolina which may not
be featured in the main section of AA- Fishing.com.
Musky - Muskellunge
World Record: 69.9 lbs
Tiger Musky - Muskellunge
Esox lucius ~ Esox masquinongy
USA Record: 51.2 lbs.
IFGA Record: 55.1 lbs
World Record: 9.4 lbs.
A freshwater fish in the pike family easily identified by the "chain-like
marking along its sides. It can be found in the northwest, northeast
and southeast sections of the USA. Its primary food source is smaller
fish and is known to lie in wait to ambush its prey. While it can be
eaten it is not considered one of the better sport fishes for table fare.
The chain peickere can be caught on fish-imitation lures and live or
cut bait. Watch the sharp teeth when handling. Prefers water temperatures
from 62 to 70 degrees. Also known as pickerel, eastern pickerel, pike,
grass pike, jackfish, jack and others.
World Record: 17.7 lbs.
World Record: 25 lbs
World Record: 21.5 lbs.
NC Other Fishing - All About Fishing for Musky,
Tiger Musky, Northern Pike, Chain Pickerel, Sauger, Longnose Gar,
Bowfin and other fish in North Carolina.