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Thread: yellow perch fishing
06-27-2011, 08:05 PM #1
yellow perch fishing
well, there is no 'fishing' subforum so I guess I'll put it here...
summertime here means lots of fishing and this year has been good to us so far... 240 yellow perch last sunday and 94 perch yesterday for a total of 36 pounds of fillets...
here's some of our catch...
rainbow trout coming soon....
06-27-2011, 08:14 PM #2
we used to get hauls like that on Lake Huron when I was a kid, but that was a long time ago. These days it's a lot harder to find them. The same goes for any other fish in the lake, too... salmon, walleye, you name it.300 gallon mega tank: sailfin pleco, clown loaches, silver dollars, roseline sharks, congo tetras
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06-27-2011, 08:22 PM #3
Wow, I can't fish to save my life! I only ever caught a snapping turtle in a lake, and when I went striped bass fishing, I had absolutely no luck. Any tips?
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06-27-2011, 08:26 PM #4
Nice mess of fish there. Yellow Perch are my favorite freshwater fish to eat. I catch all mine ice fishing.
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06-27-2011, 09:07 PM #5
Nice catch Crispy!When in doubt, do a water change.
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06-27-2011, 10:02 PM #6
I have some great memorys of catching perch from our boat at local lake. When I was a kid I thought there had to be something special about a fish that was colored like them. Nice catch,Im so jealous.
06-27-2011, 10:04 PM #7
You got a nice haul there Crispy
Those pics remind me of ice fishing back home. We used to catch a lot of perch each winter out on the ice.If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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06-28-2011, 12:56 AM #8
Perch are an under rated tasting fish. we just can't catch enough large ones to make a good fish fry.55 Gallon Community
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06-28-2011, 01:20 AM #9
Thats a lot of filleting there. Perch are a delicious fish but all that work cleaning them makes me put them back.
The last time I saw so many caught was ice fishing in Lake Simcoe.Warning; Bulldog Pleco guarding my Sons tank now..
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06-28-2011, 01:39 AM #10
Nice haul Crispy!
I went pickeral fishin' today.Caught a few but they all went back.
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