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 Posted: Mon Mar 8th, 2010 06:35 pm
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royal whaler



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Location: Warren, Michigan USA
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Mana: 
Your story of finding fish in your pike reminds me of an experience I had many years ago. I had speared a pike on Belle Isle in the morning and laid it on the ice for at least 5 hours before going home. That night when I cleaned it, I checked the stomach as I usually do. When I opened it up I found a small carp, about 4 or 5 inches long. I held it in my hand to examine it when it gave a wiggle with it’s tail. I was stunned that it could be alive after being out of water for so long. I quickly filled a fish bowl with water and gave him new life. It lived for another 3 days before it died. Back then, I speared a lot of pike and never found a walleye in their stomachs. It always was a thrill to see what they were eating, including fish hooks. :)