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Perch fishing

Ledgering for Perch (Best Rigs and Baits)

Ledgering for perch is pretty simple; all you need is a simple running or paternoster rig with a fluorocarbon or thin wire trace and, depending on the size of the fish, a size 4 to 8 wide gape hook. The best baits for ledgered perch include live bleak, roach and rudd, as well as lobworms, prawns and maggots.

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What Is the Best Weather for Perch Fishing?

Perch fishing can be absolutely brilliant on overcast days, with mild temperatures and a slowly falling barometric pressure. Additionally, if there are southern winds and a light drizzle present, chances are that you will catch a lot of perch. On the other hand, clear skies, high pressure, and colder temperatures are the worst conditions for perch.

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