Sauger (Sander canadensis)

(Smith, 1834); PERCIDAE FAMILY; also called blue pickerel, sand pickerel, sand pike, gray pike, blue pike, river pike, pike perch, blue pike perch, sand pike perch, gray pike perch, spotfin pike, jackfish, jack salmon
It has a general distribution in Canada and the U.S. from Quebec to Tennessee and Arkansas, and from northwestward through Montana to about central Alberta. Between Alberta and Quebec it occurs in southern Saskatchewan and Ontario and throughout the Great Lakes to James Bay. It does not occur east of the Appalachians or much south of Tennessee except in a few drainages where it... Read More


All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Catch Date
3.96 kg (8 lb 12 oz)
Lake Sakakawea, North Dakota, USA

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