Man catches massive silver pike on Minnesota Lake
Mark Plumley caught just one fish on Wednesday, but he made it count.
Fishing on Snowbank Lake near Ely, Plumley, of St. Croix Falls, Wis., caught what may be the largest silver-phase northern pike ever caught in Minnesota.
The fish, a rare color phase of the northern pike, weighed 18 pounds, 14.56 ounces, according to Plumley and Ron Schmidt of Smitty's on Snowbank. The pike was weighed at Zup's Food Market in Ely.
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