Ran across this today, gives you a change in focus if you get bored with bass!
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The guide’s best advice for potential Florida pickerel anglers: “Get some strong line and a short length of fine wire leader. Fish fast and hang on. Oh, yeah: Don’t put your fingers in its mouth.”
Ha! I know when I fish muskie, there's nothing I want to see less of than pike, but I guess on a slow day...
Here is the FishExplorer species page for chain pickerel: [log in for link]
with a listing of lakes.