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Another Life: Our pike are noble predators, not alien villains, Irish Times

March 31st, 2015 | by

The pike, Esox lucius, is the one freshwater fish that looks at you with both eyes at once, above jutting, duck-billed jaws and spiny teeth. Even dead it can have the menace of an alligator. Coming home once in Westport, Ethna found a large pike astride the kitchen table and still remembers the shock. Her angling father, Seamus, had caught the monster in Lough Mask, where he normally fished (with trophy-winning success) for brown trout…
Irish Times, 30/03/15. Read the full article ‘Our pike are noble predators, not alien villains‘.

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