The Ultimate Perch Fishing Quiz

By: Staff

4 Min Quiz

How many species of freshwater perch are there?

There are 165 species.

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What is another name for yellow perch?

They are also known as lake perch.

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What is the reason for the popularity of the perch on the dinner table?

The tasty firm meat of the perch has made it popular main course.

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How much can a large perch weigh?

It can weigh up to 4 pounds (1.8 kilograms).

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When is perch fishing season?

Since perch feed all year round, they can be fished all year round.

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Of all the species of perch, how many can actually serve as meals?

Of the 165 species, 150 are too small to be eaten and so 15 species are available.

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What determines the feeding areas of the perch?

The bait fish seek plants and the perch follow to feed on them.

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Where do the larger perch congregate?

They tend to congregate in deeper waters.

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What kind of perch will you usually catch fishing from shore?

You will usually catch the smaller perch that swim in the shallower waters.

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What characteristic of the perch can you exploit to catch more perch?

They are curious and will often follow a hooked friend. Many anglers bait as many rods as legally permissible to catch the onlookers.

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Where do perch tend to hang out in deep waters?

They gather near submerged objects.

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How do anglers use technology to catch more fish?

Use of sound waves will detect underwater objects such as the bottom of the lake and fish .

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Do you need live bait to catch perch?

Not at all, they are not fussy eaters.

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How big should the lures be?

Because the perch have small mouths, the lure should be small and lightweight.

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What type of line is recommended for perch fishing?

The light monofilament line (4- to 8-pound test) is usually recommended.

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What type of lure is best for trolling?

The heavier leadheads (1/8 ounce) are most commonly used for trolling.

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What kind of reel consists of a metal circle that is punctuated with evenly spaced holes?

That is the distinctive appearance of a fly fishing reel.

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What kind of lures are best for fly fishing?

Poppers and flies are used for fly fishing.

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How long should a fly fishing rod be?

It should be 7 to 8 feet (2.1 to 2.4 meters) long.

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Why do many anglers prefer to fly fish?

The lighter fly fishing rods enable the angler to feel subtle hits from the fish as it nibbles at the bait.

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About This 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.

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