Category Archives: Perch Fishing

Catching Lake Erie Perch

Perch Fishing Seminar: Topics of Discussion…Part 3

To use spreaders or not, that is the question!   In most cases, my answer is a resounding no! But, there is always a “but” to every fishing philosophy.  And, in some cases there is a place for spreaders in … Continue reading

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Perch Fishing Seminar: Topics of Discussion…Part Deux

Yesterday I started discussing potential topics for a perch fishing seminar I am going to be doing for the Huron River Sportfishing Club.  The first discussion was on minnow care, a key to any successful perch fishing trip. Next up … Continue reading

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Perch Fishing Seminar: Topics of Discussion

Here it is September, and I have been asked to do a perch fishing seminar for the Huron Valley Sportfishing Club in a couple of weeks.  So I started thinking on the topics for the presentation for the members.  Its … Continue reading

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Tangled and Gnarly Perch Hooks, No Problem….

….here is the solution. You have been fishing for a few hours, and your perch snells are starting to look a little rough.  I have the solution for when employing spreaders, and that third bottom hook on a standard perch … Continue reading

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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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