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Pete Maina Shows Us How to Handle and Hold Muskie and Pike

The correct handling and holding of muskie and pike is critical for their survival. Let Pete Maina show you how it’s done.

Although pike and muskie are one of our largest freshwater predators, they are surprisingly fragile when it comes to being held and handled. Knowing the correct procedures to utilize will help you as an angler ensure that that trophy fish lives to fight another day.

Pete Maina, tournament angler and television star, knows a thing or two about all things Esox. Here he demonstrates the two correct holds that everyone should know.

Pete does a great job on educating us on how it’s done. Catching trophy muskie or pike isn’t an easy feat, but when one is on the line, knowing how to get it in the boat is critical for it’s survival.

Now, who’s ready to go fishing?!

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Pete Maina Shows Us How to Handle and Hold Muskie and Pike