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America has several species of pike, of which the muskelunge of the great lake region (_Esox masquinongy_) is the most important.
I have caught the barba and the gamer yellow fish in the Vaal river, taken muskelunge and black-bass in Canada, thrown a fly over _guapote_ and _cavallo_ in
I was born on the sea-shore, in the Bay State; and here I am, up among the fresh-water lakes, as much nat'ralized as any muskelunge that was ever cotch'd in Huron, or about Mackinaw.
a respectable size, but is as inferior to the pike as the pike is to the muskelunge.