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Idaho pike anglers to close season with October tournaments

Todd Klement of Spokane caught this 23-pound northern pike and released it recently while fishing the south end of Lake Coeur d'Alene. Klement said he generally has his best pike fishing of the year around the first of October. 
 (Duane Wiles)
Todd Klement of Spokane caught this 23-pound northern pike and released it recently while fishing the south end of Lake Coeur d'Alene. Klement said he generally has his best pike fishing of the year around the first of October. (Duane Wiles)

FISHING — Two tournaments in October will close the eight-contest 2011 schedule for The North Idaho Pike Association.

The group will hold it’s 10th annual tourney at Hayden Lake on Oct 1-2 based out of Honeysuckle Boat Launch.

Their season is set to close with the Fall Classic, Oct. 29, at the south end of Lake Coeur d’Alene based from Rocky Point launch.

The group's most recent contest was Sept. 10-11 at Noxon Reservoir.




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