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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > October 2018 > 8 White Perch Fishing Tips & Techniques
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One of the most popular species to target on the U.S. Atlantic coast is a small, silvery fish called the white perch. White perch are a relative of the striped bass, but are smaller in size, typically measuring in at 8-10 inches which makes them an ideal (and delectable) panfish.
They are generally found in brackish waters and freshwater ponds and are most prominent in the Chesapeake Bay and New England region. Here are some useful white perch fishing tips to pack in your bag of tricks on your next fishing adventure!
Try these white perch fishing tips for yourself and you’ll quickly find out why this fish is so fun to catch. It’s also a great species for teaching kids how to fish. Learn more about white perch including where to find them, fishing techniques and types of bait and tackle to use.
Ready to get started? Celebrate the Great Outdoors Month in June with your first White Perch catch!
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Alycia Downs is a freelance content creator and avid sportsman who contributes to numerous publications promoting tourism, fishing, and outdoors. Alycia is a member of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association and is actively involved with conservation and fishing non-profit organizations. Visit her personal blog at tideandtale.com or on Instagram @tideandtale.
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