Grilled pike

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  1. plugger

    plugger Premium Member

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    I posted this in the favorite foods thread but I decided to post it here also as many people fish pike through the ice. My wife grilled this pike like she would salmon, she seasoned it with salmon magic, and grilled it quickly. She and I both thought it had more of a sea food texture and taste vs a fish flavor. We will definitely do this again!
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  2. ReallyBigFish

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    Can't beat fried pike....I'll have to try this. Looks great.
     
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  3. monkman

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    I've eaten pike many times and besides taking time to fillet out the y bones, it's as good as any other higher end fish.

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  4. taizer

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    Pike is better than walleye imo, especially if it's on ice
     
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  5. Plumbgranny

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    Agreed. I like both, but eat mostly pike as I probably catch them 3 or 4 to 1 over walleye. My brother has quite a few Canadian fly-in trips under his belt and he told me that during the outfitter's shore lunches where they fry up both species, it's more common for those going back for seconds, or thirds to request the pike.
    That being said, I'm not turnin my nose up at either.
     
  6. Trophy Specialist

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    Pike are probably my favorite grilled fish.
     
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  7. Scottygvsu

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    The fillet doesn’t just fall apart with no skin on?
     
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    Never heard of salmon magic - thanks.
     
  9. Martian

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    pike has become one of my favorite food fish. we sometimes do it in the oven with a pesto sauce, that is out standing
     
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  10. andyotto

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    Wow Plugger that looks great. I'm definitely going to try that on the next pike we get.