Best bets for trophy pike, pickerel, and tiger muskellunge

Find waterbodies that consistently produce trophy-sized pike. This list was compiled using records from MassWildlife's Freshwater Sportfishing Awards Program. Keep in mind that these aren't the only places to try your luck.

Chain pickerel

Waterbody

Town

Lovells Pond

Barnstable

Middle Pond

Barnstable

Wequaquet Lake

Barnstable

Buckley-Dunton Lake

Becket

Great Herring Pond

Bourne/Plymouth

Greenland Pond

Brewster

Quaboag Pond

Brookfield

Sampson Pond

Carver

Robbins Pond

East Bridgewater

Great Pond

Eastham

Herring Pond

Eastham

Muddy Pond

Eastham

Monponsett Ponds

Halifax

Herring River Reservoir

Harwich

Norwich Pond

Huntington

Long Pond

Lakeville

Laurel Lake

Lee

Long Pond

Littleton

Mashpee-Wakeby Pond

Mashpee

Lake Buel

Monterey

Garfield Lake

Monterey

Otis Reservoir

Otis

Onota Lake

Pittsfield

Pontoosuc Lake

Pittsfield

Billington Sea

Plymouth

Long Pond

Plymouth

White Island Pond

Plymouth

Richmond Pond

Richmond

Snipatuit Pond

Rochester

Long Pond

Rutland

Shawme Lake Lower & Upper

Sandwich

Stockbridge Bowl

Stockbridge

Agawam River/Agawam Mill Pond

Wareham

Glen Charlie Pond

Wareham

Heard Pond

Wayland

Webster Lake

Webster

Long Pond

Yarmouth

Connecticut River

 

Northern pike

Waterbody

Town

Wequaquet Lake

Barnstable

East Brimfield Reservoir

Brimfield

Quaboag/Quacumquasit Ponds

Brookfield

Cheshire Reservoir

Cheshire

Hamilton Reservoir

Holland

Holland Pond

Holland

Buel Lake

Monterey

Housatonic River/Woods Pond

NA/Lenoxdale

Onota Lake

Pittsfield

Pontoosuc Lake

Pittsfield

Quinsigamond Lake/Flint Pond

Shrewsbury

Concord River

 

Connecticut River

 

Tiger muskellunge

Waterbody

Town

Spy Pond

Arlington

Housatonic River/Woods Pond

Lenox/Lee

Pontoosuc Lake

Pittsfield

Quinsigamond Lake/Flint Pond

Shrewsbury

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