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June 6, 2010 in Outdoors
Photo by Jason Connor photo

A single gillnet set by Kalispell Tribe fisheries researchers on the Pend Oreille caught this assortment of northern pike in 2009, indicating the fish were plentiful and spread through a range of age classes. Even higher densities of fish were caught during sampling in May.Photo by Jason Connor

Photo by Jason Connor photo

Ray Pierre, Kalispel Tribal Council vice-chairman and lead fisheries technician, holds a northern pike from the Pend Oreille River. Photo by Jason Connor

Rich Landers photo

Seth Burrill of Spokane Valley was finding northern pike in the main channel of the Pend Oreille River in 2007.