Perch, yellow (Perca flavescens)

(Mitchill, 1814); PERCIDAE FAMILY; also called lake perch, American perch, ringed perch, striped perch, coon perch, jack perch
The yellow perch is a widespread species in the northern United States and in Canada. Although it occurs in nearly every U.S. state today, due to stocking, it is sparsely distributed in the South and through most of the West and Midwest. It blankets the northern U.S.A. and Canada, except British Columbia and the northern territories. In the east it ranges from Nova Scotia to the Santee River drainage, South Carolina and west through the Great Lakes states to the edge... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
38.0 cm
Deep Pond, Wading River, New York, USA
25-Apr-2013
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
19.0 cm
Summit Lake, Olympia, Washington, USA
30-Aug-2021

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