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All about fishing for chain pickerel, northern pike and tiger muskie in Massachusetts.

This state offers unique fishing opportunities. Listed below find information about these species of fish, found in MA waters.

Fishing for miscellaneous species in Massachusetts

Northern pike

Larger lakes across the state of Massachusetts, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include Congamond Lake, Hamilton Reservoir, Lake Chaubunagungamaug, Lake Cochituate, Lake Garfield, Lake Rohunta, Lake Quinsigamond, Long Pond, Norton Reservoir, Otis Reservoir, Quabbin Reservoir, South Watuppa Pond and others.

Fishing for other species in Massachusetts

Chain Pickerel

Chain pickerel

World record: 9 lbs 6 oz

MA State Record: 9 lbs 5 oz

Northern Pike

Northern pike

World record: 55 lbs 1 oz

MA State Record: 35 lbs 0 oz

Tiger Muskie

Tiger muskie

World record: 51 lbs 2 oz

MA State Record: 27 lbs 0 oz

By clicking on the images and links above, you will be taken to a page offering more information about the selected species.

Information on fishing for unique species, by state.


Learn the habits and lifecycle of each species

Many of the species we portray as "other" in this website are simply not as commonly fished for as the more popular fish. For insight into some of these "other" fish in Massachusetts, visit the other fishing page for more in-depth information.

Best fishing lakes in Massachusetts!