Monster Pike - France
This monster Pike below was caught by highly successful French angler, Sylvain Legendre. Sylvain is no stranger to monster fish, working within the fishing tackle industry and having caught a succession of impressive fish and won numerous fishing competitions he has become somewhat of a fishing legend over the years.
With the weight unknown, the fish was measured at an amazing 137 CM and caught on a soft shad lure in 2012.
The Sylvain Legendre monster pike is a magnificent looking Pike The picture above is probably the one most people associate with this fish due to it's appearance. It could almost be mistaken for some creature fresh out of the Jurassic era : A fish of immense proportion and colouring across it's back.
This monster Pike below fell to French angler Fabien Suzan after a two year wait. Fabien first saw the impressive monster in the Adour region within the Pyrénées mountain and two years later landed the fish on a 30 cm soft eel like lure. The Pike weighed in at a fantastic 45.5 Lbs (20.50 Kg). The Pike measured 125 cm.