Townsend resident Jake Updike initially thought he may have hooked a big walleye and then thought he snagged a carp, due to the force of the fish fighting his line. He ended up reeling in the largest recorded pike out of Canyon Ferry caught with a rod and reel! You can only imagine his surprise and excitement!
Check out the full story here by Montana Untamed.
Way to go, Jake! That’s a fishing story to tell for the rest of your life!