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Northern Pike Rewards Program extended


Any size pike head is worth $10 through the tribes' rewards program.

The Colville Tribes' Fish and Wildlife department has extended its Northern Pike Rewards Program through the end of 2018, according to a recent press release.

CTFW has paid out over $10,000 to anglers since the program began on May 1.

The program was started as a way to reduce pike numbers in Lake Roosevelt and requires anglers to turn in pike heads in specified locations for $10 a head, big or small, as long as it is in good enough condition.

Since May, anglers have turned in 1,095 pike heads, and six anglers have reached the maximum payout of $590 for 2017.

"We want to remind anglers tha...

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