Category Archives: Perch Fishing

Catching Lake Erie Perch

Original “Perch” CatchCounter For Sale

This is the original model of the CatchCounter “Perch Counter”.  Perfect size for catching, counting and storing your perch while on the boat.  Throw in a bag of ice or a gallon jug of ice and it will remain cold … Continue reading

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The 2014 Perch Season Has Started…..

….for me at least!  I got out yesterday and put 52 perch into the CatchCounter!  We actually could have caught more, but ran out of shiners!  Will say this though, the crawlers I brought in case we limited out early … Continue reading

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When it comes to Perch Fishing, you have to try GLOW BEADS

  “Shhhh…..its a secret”…..is perhaps the one sure-fire way to spread the word, and when it comes to perch fishing, you have to try glow beads. Of all the panfish out there, perch, at least in my experience seem to … Continue reading

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Perch Fishing Basics, and a Few Tips for 2014

  The perch fishing on Lake Erie has started, but not into full swing just yet.  If you haven’t organized your gear yet, or even if you are just starting out, here are some basics you will need, and a … Continue reading

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The New BigMouth CatchCounter: counting perch, bluegills, crappie and more

  Like many walleye anglers around the Great Lakes when late July and August roll around my attention turns towards those tasty yellow bellied treats known as Perch!  Even fisherman who do not put their boats in for chasing walleye … Continue reading

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It was a Perchy Weekend

Perch fishing on Saturday was a lesson in bait versus gas money.  Bait won, but not without a little turmoil in the process. I called far and wide in search of emerald shiners before heading out in the afternoon.  From up … Continue reading

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Perch Fishing is Picking Up!

It might not be in high gear yet, but the August/September perch bite on Lake Erie is showing signs of life.  Made it out last Friday and Saturday, and although we did not limit out either day, all but three … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Perch Rod

One of the recent posts I saw over on one of the forum websites dealt with a question, or the author wanting ideas on what kind of perch rod to buy.  I have done this post before, but it is … Continue reading

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New Twist on an Old Perch Rig: Brand New

Saturday night I am playing out in the shop, making up some perch rigs, reorganizing my kit. Always trying to build a better mouse trap.  The best thing about fishing sometimes is just basically tinkering with old ideas, and either … Continue reading

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Today is the Last Day, Free Shipping at Jann’s Netcraft

Today is the last day (July 7, 2013) for free shipping on orders of $50 or more online with Jann’s Netcraft. Enter the code X84776 at the code at the checkout step at the end of the process. After gearing … Continue reading

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