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hettinger_rl posted a topic in ConceptsI've always thought a Northern Pike would be a great team mascot and after my wife caught a 16lb-38in pike last weekend I decided to try to put the idea into practice. Because "northern pike" is kind of a clumsy name I did some research and discovered that pike are also called the "wolves of the water" so I shortened that to water wolves. I tried a lot of color palettes trying to incorporate green and settled on green, blue, and gray/silver. For the primary I used the photos of her pike for details and the old zephyr Muskingum logo as pose reference: For the secondary/wordmark I took some inspiration from the Toledo Walleyes who have a hook inspired secondary. Many people use spoon lures to fish for pike and I drew out the name with several hook "serifs". For some alternate logos I looked at photos of pike skulls and took cues from the secondary's Ws... I'm still playing with the Ws but there's a hint of it in the jerseys below. Finally the jerseys are simple stripes and colors: