The Ultimate Perch Fishing Quiz
The freshwater perch is probably the most abundant fish in North America and a favorite among anglers. Improve your chances of a good catch by taking this quiz.
How many species of freshwater perch are there?
What is another name for yellow perch?
- lake perch
- rock perch
- ocean perch
What is the reason for the popularity of the perch on the dinner table?
- size and soft meat
- tasty firm meat
- easy to clean scale less skin
How much can a large perch weigh?
- 4 pounds (1.8 kilograms)
- 8 pounds (3.6 kilograms)
- 12 pounds (5.5 kilograms)
When is perch fishing season?
- all year round
Of all the species of perch, how many can actually serve as meals?
What determines the feeding areas of the perch?
- warm waters
- lack of plant life
Where do the larger perch congregate?
- deep waters
- shallow waters
- warm waters
What kind of perch will you usually catch fishing from shore?
- spawning perch
- small perch
- male perch
What characteristic of the perch can you exploit to catch more perch?
- poor vision
Where do perch tend to hang out in deep waters?
- clear waters
- submerged objects
- away from plant life
How do anglers use technology to catch more fish?
- sound waves to detect objects
- small explosive charges to stun the fish
- lasers detect underwater motion
Do you need live bait to catch perch?
- perch prefer dark colored lures
- they only go for live bait
- they are not fussy
How big should the lures be?
- large as possible
- size doesn't matter, lure must be noisy
What type of line is recommended for perch fishing?
- light monofilament line
- braided Dacron lines
- fluorocarbon lines
What type of lure is best for trolling?
- heavy leadheads
What kind of reel consists of a metal circle that is punctuated with evenly spaced holes?
- fly fishing
What kind of lures are best for fly fishing?
How long should a fly fishing rod be?
- 6 feet (1.8 meters)
- 7 to 8 feet (2.1 to 2.4 meters)
- 9 feet (2.7 meters)
Why do many anglers prefer to fly fish?
- it brings in a bigger catch
- it is more challenging
- angler can feel the fish