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All about fishing for northern pike, sturgeon and tiger muskie in Washington.

Listed below find information about these species of fish, found in Washington waters.

Fishing for miscellaneous species in Washington

Muskie and pike lure

Larger lakes across the state of Washington, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include East Rapids Lake, Franklin D Roosevelt Lake, Lake Bryan, Lake Chelan, Lake Ozette, Lake Sacajawea, Lake Sammamish, Lake Umatilla (John Day), Lake Wallula (McNary), Lake Washington, Lake Whatcom, Mayfield Lake, Osoyoos Lake, Palmer Lake, Potholes Reservoir, Riffe Lake, Spirit Lake, Vancouver Lake, Wanapum Lake and others. Try trolling flashy lures for northern pike and tiger muskie.

Fishing for other species in Washington

Northern Pike

Northern pike

World record: 55 lbs 1 oz

WA State Record: 34 lbs 1 oz



Estimated world record: 1,100 lbs

WA State Record: Not applicable

Tiger Muskie

Tiger muskie

World record: 51 lbs 2 oz

WA State Record: 38 lbs 14 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 Washington, visit the other fishing page for more in-depth information.

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