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Trophy northern pike population on the rise in SD

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PIERRE (AP) — Lake Oahe is experiencing a renaissance at least as far as northern pike angler Dale Lebeda is concerned.

Thanks in large part to a severe drought and the resulting drop in the reservoir’s water levels in the mid-2000s, followed by the eventual refilling of the lake, northern pike numbers like most other fish species numbers have sky rocketed.

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