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Pike

Click on each fish species for more detailed information.

 
White Bass
 
  • An elongate fish with duck-like snout and large mouth with sharp canine teeth
  • The dorsal fin is far back on the body
  • Color is dark olive on the back with dark green to brown wavy bars along the side and a black vertical stripe below the eye
  • Adults grow to 15 in. (about 1 lb.)
Muskellunge
 
  • Color is dark green or brown on the back and silvery on the sides with dark broken vertical bars (faded in adults)
  • Fins are olive to reddish-brown, often with large dark spots
  • Adults can reach 6 ft. (72 in.) and 70 lbs. but individuals in Kentucky exceeding 50 in. (40 lbs.) are uncommon