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Sacandaga Pike

 
 
Sacandaga Pike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 6, 2016
1. Sacandaga Pike Marker
Inscription.
World Record
Northern Pike Caught Near
Benedict Bay On 9-15-1940
By Angler Peter Dubuc
52.5" Long / 46 Lbs. 2 Oz.
In Memory of Andy Luey

 
Erected 2015 by Fulton County Baseball & Sports Hall of Fame.
 
Location. 43° 8.986′ N, 74° 13.526′ W. Marker is in Mayfield, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is on New York State Route NY-30, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. At the entrance to Lanzi's On The Lake. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1751 NY-30, Mayfield NY 12117, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Maple Sap Tubing System (approx. mile away); Indian Raid (approx. 2.7 miles away); Sweets Crossing (approx. 3 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church of Mayfield (approx. 3.8 miles away); Romeyn's Mill (approx. 3.9 miles away); Burying Ground (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Burying Ground (approx. 4.1 miles away); Rice Homestead (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mayfield.
 
Regarding Sacandaga Pike. At the time it was caught, Dubuc's northern pike was a world record. Since then,
Sacandaga Pike Marker at Lanzi's image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 6, 2016
2. Sacandaga Pike Marker at Lanzi's
a longer pike was caught in Germany in 1983; and a heavier one was caught three years later, also in Germany, according to a news release from the Fulton County Baseball & Sports Hall of Fame. A pike caught in Manitoba, Canada, broke Dubuc's North American record, according to the release, but Dubuc's fish still holds the New York State record, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Peter Debuc passed away in 1970 at age 80.
 
Also see . . .  Great Sacandaga Lake World Record Northern Pike Caught in 1940. (Submitted on July 6, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Categories. AnimalsSports
 
Northern Pike image. Click for full size.
By Alexander Francis Lydon - British Fresh Water Fishes, 1879
3. Northern Pike
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   3. submitted on July 9, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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