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piker

(ˈpɑɪkɚ)
1. n. a miser; a cheapskate. (Also a term of address.) A 5 percent tip? You piker!
2. n. a lazy person; a shirker. Come on, you lazy piker. There’s plenty left for you to do.
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Pikers are people - often lone men - who go to watch the cavorting couples.
Wykeham Lakes, near Scarborough, a venue that earlier this year produced a 45lb 14oz pike to 6oz trout livebait, has again opened it's doors to pikers.
A half million pounds is being directed to Washbrook, Watery, Hawkes Mill, Oak Brickhill, Long and Pikers Lanes and Wall Hill Road.
The men were all were part of a group linked to the Portadown Pikers club in Co Armagh and are well known in angling circles.
Claims that a 25lb pike has been taken from Killingworth Lake last month will interest all local pikers.
Esthwaite Water does not end its pike season until the end of this month, and at present pikers are taking advantage of some great sport.
Local pikers will be delighted to learn that three 2010/2011 Angling Trust British Pike Championship qualifying matches will be fished at Longtown West Pond.
Pikers on the Tees have found quite a few jack pike but no monsters, while Les McVittie landed a fine 17lb 5oz pike from Longtown's West Pond using a tail section fished at a distance.
00am Saturday: Scottish Pikers hold a lure and deadbait event on The Lake of Mentieth, and the Lower Tees Association fish a monthly match on Bowesfield.
Pikers have been finding access to waters extremely difficult lately with waters thawing and then freezing over again, but Longtown West Pond has again been the best bet between freezes.
Pikers have been finding some sport on the rivers while the stillwaters are frozen.
Pikers are slowly increasing their activities and while floods had recently closed the Castle Loch fishery at Lochmaben a few pike anglers ventured out at the weekend some catching up to seven fish in a session, although most fish were under 10 pounds.
Elsewhere, pikers have been enjoying action on the River Tees with several small fish per session coming from the lower stretches, although Craig Herriot landed his personal-best pike after a 15-minute tussle, a splendid fish of 18lb 8oz from a swim near Darlington.
Elsewhere pikers have had more luck with Esthwaite producing some marvellous fish including a 26lb fish to Chris Harris.