Mike Reimer with Mom Myrtle and Dad Melvin pictured above with trophy lake trout at North Knife Lake Lodge. It was quite hilarious actually… watching a muscular young athlete collapse exhausted and begin massaging tired arms after battling a trophy lake trout to the boat side. On the other hand, 87-year-old Mom Reimer was giddy
Pre-spawn prime time for trophy northerns When the ice starts to melt, big northern pike go on the prowl, not just for food, but for the ultimate spawning ground. As the sunlight attacks and the ice starts to trickle into the water, northern pike start moving into areas adjacent to the shallow sun-warmed spawning sites.