Northern Pike swallows bass, but still takes angler's bait

Northern Pike are known for their voracious appetite.

Northern Pike are known for their voracious appetite.

This weekend past weekend, CBC Sudbury Points North radio show guest host Barry Mercer snagged an unusually fat Pike from a lake near the Shining Tree area.

(Barry Mercer/CBC)

Back at camp, further investigation proved the Pike's reputation is well earned.

Click on the video above and have a look at the size of the fish inside the fish ... and remember, this Pike was looking for even more to eat, otherwise she would not have ended up under retired CBC technician Ken Kauffeldt's knife.

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