blue pike


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blue pike

n.
A type of walleye (Sander vitreus subsp. glaucum) having a bluish-gray body, formerly found in the Great Lakes and now thought to be extinct. Also called blue walleye.

blue′ pike′


n.
a variety of the walleye, Stizostedion vitreum glaucum, inhabiting Lake Erie: extinct.
[1835–45]
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Noun1.blue pike - variety inhabiting the Great Lakes
jack salmon, Stizostedion vitreum, walleyed pike, dory, walleye - pike-like freshwater perches
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We've seen photos of silver or blue pike, with hardly any dots.
Some of my most vivid memories are of the large catches of the Lake Erie blue pike he would bring home from all-night fishing trips.
I never had the chance to taste blue pike, once a highly prized and delicious mainstay of the Great Lakes fisheries.