The fish are sea-trout, lake-trout, pike and perch.
Perch, sunfish, trout, bass, pike and pickerel abound in many of the streams. Yellow perch are especially plentiful in the lakes on the Pocono plateau.
Pike led an exploring expedition as far north as Leech Lake and took formal possession of the Minnesota region for the United States.
The retreat of the British force gave Chauncey time to complete this vessel, the "General Pike," which was so far superior to anything under Yeo's command that she was said to be equal in effective strength to the whole of the British flotilla.
It lies beneath the considerable elevation of Rivington Pike, where formerly was a great forest.