Jessica Steward of Northwood, N.D., shared this photo of a big northern pike her husband, Justin, and son, Hunter, 9, landed Feb. 9 on one of the English Coulee diversion ponds west of Thompson, N.D. The pike measured 40 inches and weighed 17.95 pounds, Jessica writes, and is the largest freshwater fish her husband has ever caught. “It will in the next year become part of our house décor as our first mounted fish,” she writes. They caught the fish on a tip-up set near their fish house. “I believe it’s a wonderful story, as many have been shocked that such a fish has come out of the English Coulee,” she said.
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