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Piscatorial Pursuit of Perch

A place to share seasonal Yellow Perch and White Perch Tecniques to increase catches.

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Latest Activity: Dec 31, 2021

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Historical Perch Literature 8 Replies

The world record yellow perch (18 in., 4 lb. 3 oz.) was caught in 1865 from New Jersey, and is the longest standing record for freshwater fish in…Continue

Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by John Sheehan Feb 28, 2020.

Ice Out Creek fishing for Perch 4 Replies

Waiting for a warm rain to get the Perch moving up the creek between two lakes .3/30 at@ 11:15 temp is only 44 degreesWHITE PERCH: "Fish eggs apparently are an important component of the diet of…Continue

Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by John Sheehan Apr 24, 2017.

White Perch 7 Replies

 Found a good way to catch White Perch the other day .The 1/8th oz.Blue Fox Flash spoon or…Continue

Tags: Perch, White

Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by John Sheehan Nov 21, 2016.

Seasonal Perch prospects 19 Replies

Perca Flavescens, Yellow Perch ,named for the yellowish coloring they display .But one can think of them as Flavor -scens ,because they are a great tasting panfish. These striking looking fish,…Continue

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Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by John Sheehan Feb 14, 2014.

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Comment by John Sheehan on July 24, 2017 at 11:46am

Dick , how big have you seen them ?I would say the biggest I've seen in my small 65 acre home lake is maybe 12inches. This one from  the same lake is a prize to me..

Comment by dick tabbert on July 24, 2017 at 8:30am

Decent size white perch there John.

Comment by John Sheehan on July 24, 2017 at 8:00am

It's a rarity I catch a 10.5" or bigger White Perch .This one slammed a 1" Minnow threaded on a #6 Aberdeen hook.

Comment by John Sheehan on July 20, 2017 at 5:19am

A 3" Bait for a 9" fish !

Comment by John Sheehan on June 6, 2017 at 1:50pm

Today;53 degrees in June ! and overcast ,Got 9 YP and 2 BG casting ST jigs from shore .I didn't catch until I abandoned the jiggled rod tip moderate retrieve and switched to a crawling steady retrieve .Hands were a bit cold  but fish were warm to the touch on release.

Comment by John Sheehan on June 6, 2017 at 1:34pm

So far these Squirrel Tail Jigs have caught 5 species in my home lake casting from shore  ;Yellow Perch White Perch , Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, and Crappie. The Yellow Perch are the the most numerous catches and will stalk a slow retrieve and take at your feet . 1/8 and 16th oz. pictured her but I am making up and catching on white headed 32nd oz. Jigs  as well.

Comment by John Sheehan on April 24, 2017 at 12:18pm

Yes Dick-That's why the lake Committee stocked Walleyes and Channel Cats to control them .

Comment by dick tabbert on April 24, 2017 at 9:27am

John you guy must be loaded with them white perch.

Comment by John Sheehan on April 24, 2017 at 8:49am

Getting aggressive in 62 degree water

Comment by John Sheehan on April 16, 2017 at 6:15pm

 

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"For Gills and Pseeds  yes the 10th oz SP,Bruce. But for Perch, Bass and Pickerel,…"
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Creek Closest To My House......1/22/2022

"Right Bruce....I'm over it already, but Mother Nature rules......"
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Ice spoons that caught Perch, Bass and Pickerel. Tipped with Salted Shiner Heads or Fathead…
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John Sheehan replied to John Sheehan's discussion Tipping with Perch eyes in the group East coast Ice fisherman
"Using figers instead of Knife: How To Remove Perch Eyes For Bait - Bing video "
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Creek Closest To My House......1/22/2022

"Wow, I didn't know it got that cold down there. You might as well move to PA, hahaha."
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Creek Closest To My House......1/22/2022

Yes, it's coastal North Carolina.....happens every few years//
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John Sheehan replied to John Sheehan's discussion Tipping with Perch eyes in the group East coast Ice fisherman
"Lindy Flyer and Rapala Jigging Raps are two Lures I have tipped with Perch Eyes to catch Bluegills…"
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"The Floating Jig /Split Shot Rig with small piece of Hotdog or crawler piece. The …"
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"These three spoons were the catchers   Jan/Feb 2021 :1/8th oz. Slimfish/ ,1/5th oz. and…"
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"My two best from 2021. Spoons tipped with Salted Shiner Heads took them both.PB Perch was 14""
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