Pike

A long-bodied freshwater fish known for it's lean, firm and low-fat flesh that includes: pickerel, pike and muskellunge (muskie). Pickerel are the smallest, weighing 2-3 pounds. Pike weigh 4-10 pounds and muskellunge 10-30 pounds (but can weigh as large as 60 pounds). Note: walleyed pike is not a pike but a perch. Pike is the fish traditionally used to make the Jewish gefilte fish.


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available year-round

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