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Northern Pike Fishing

Expert angler or not, there’s something for everyone on Lake Mille Lacs when it comes to fish.

Lake Mille Lacs is home to big, feisty northerns

If you are in search of a lunker that’s ready to put up a fight, you’ll discover that northern pike fishing is the name of your game.


Do you enjoy angling for northerns that love to grab bait in the summer or are ravenous in the cooler waters of late fall?


Maybe you prefer the quiet decoy dance of spearing in a winter darkhouse—however you like to fish, northern pike are plentiful and ready for action in Lake Mille Lacs.

Get prepared for northern pike fishing

Finding the northern pike

From the May fishing opener to winter’s ice fishing and spearing, northerns can be found on Lake Mille Lacs.

Local Fishing Guides

If you don’t know where to go for northern pike on Lake Mille Lacs, the local fishing guides know the hot spots all around the lake. And since the guides contribute to the Lake Mille Lacs fishing reports, when you book a guide, you know you’ll be getting the latest on where they’re biting.

Need bait & tackle?

Lake Mille Lacs has great bait shops that will outfit you with all the fishing gear you’ll need for the day, the weekend, or the week. The staff know all about the lake and its fish and are ready to toss in a hot tip or two along with your tackle or minnows.

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