Jack Kouba northern pike
Jack Kouba, 9, Grand Forks, caught this 44½-inch northern pike June 25 while fishing from shore on Devils Lake with his dad, Kevin, whose helping Jack hold the fish. He was using an ultralight rod and casting a Five of Diamonds spoon when the big fish hit. “The only assistance from me was with the net after an estimated 25-minute battle,” Kevin Kouba writes.
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