Originally Posted by LadyVictorian
It's a pike
Esox Lucius...the Northern Pike. North Dakota's state fish. My favorite fish. (If I had a five-acre pond....)
Closely related to the Muskellunge (Esox masquinongy "Muskie"), Wisconsin's state fish, which is even bigger and nastier. You don't want to get bitten by this six-footer.