Below, you will find the best northern pike fishing destinations for targeting a trophy-sized pike in the upper 38 to 40 inch range and even above. Catching a 38 to 40 inch fish is not as easy as it used to be in the state of Minnesota, but there are still plenty of big pike caught here every year. You can find them throughout the state, but your best odds at catching a giant is to fish the northern part of Minnesota. Take a look at the places to fish below and start planning your next trophy pike fishing trip. In case you want to see more destinations, take a look at all of our featured pike destinations in Minnesota.