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niko 11-17-2014 04:23 PM

I've been casually ice fishing the last few seasons in the southeastern mass area and it's time to expand my horizons. I've got it in my head to catch some decent sized pike. so where would be some viable options within 3 or so hours of boston to get this done?

t.orlando 11-17-2014 04:42 PM

I will go with you sometime a few places. Love ice piking.

niko 11-17-2014 04:59 PM

sounds good to me tony

Piscator 11-17-2014 06:06 PM

Paul...Mass Pike...Rt. 90...look around there
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niko 11-17-2014 06:14 PM

I was gonna look for tuna in a can but how can they put a fish that big in a can - fu piscator

Piscator 11-17-2014 09:30 PM


Originally Posted by niko (Post 1056649)
I was gonna look for tuna in a can but how can they put a fish that big in a can - fu piscator

I can't find tuna at the grocery store so at least I'm consistent....
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FishermanTim 11-18-2014 01:25 PM

Check the Mass F&G website for the pike and musky stocked waters, and then check the pond maps.

That should give you a good start!

Then when you go bring a good book, because unless the pike have begun acting like sunfish, they are an elusive species that take time and patience to catch.

You'll prbably catch them when you are targeting something else.

RickBomba 11-20-2014 12:18 PM

There's a place up by me if you guys want to come up on a Saturday. Like 10 miles from Waltham.

The Dad Fisherman 11-21-2014 01:10 PM

Just say the Word Rick....I'm there. :hee:

RickBomba 11-21-2014 03:29 PM

If the weather keeps up like this we'll be ok. I've never been there before, but I hear that it's good.

PM your number Kev...I had it in my old phone and lost it in the conversion.

niko 11-21-2014 07:16 PM

i'm in

Poncho 11-25-2014 08:26 AM

i got some good spots around me i am in central ma if you ever want to join

Green Light 11-25-2014 06:11 PM

Pike ice fishing? Fun! I'd be interested if there is room. :-)


Guppy 11-25-2014 07:31 PM

Luv the ice fishing,,,, the food, the beers,,, can I play?
Propane stove and chowdah',,,,,,,

hq2 12-06-2014 08:07 PM

I've tried for pike many times in MA over the years, never had much luck. I'm not an expert however. The place you can guarantee (lots of pike) is Sabattus Pond in Maine, northeast of Lewiston. I've fished there a few times and slammed 'em, usually about 3-4 lbs each. The ice fishing guys do real well there too.

Raven 12-07-2014 04:56 AM

one of my local ponds hasn't formed any ice yet

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