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This average-sized silver pike was wrangled and released by a visitor from Nebraska on Lake Belle Taine. Anglers are encouraged to release silver pike since they are such a rare species to catch. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)

Silver pike are rare and beautiful fish

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Nevis claims to be the home of the World's Largest Tiger Muskie. Tourists stop to have their photo taken next to the prominent concrete statue, some on an annual basis, but ironically, the tiger muskie isn't necessarily Nevis' most prominent fishing feature.


Although Lake Belle Taine once sported a muskie hatchery, the only notable muskie lake on the chain is Big Mantrap, which sits on the opposite end winding through numerous bodies of water.

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