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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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White Perch vs. Yellow Perch (How Are They Different?)

While the yellow perch is an actual member of the perch family Percidae, the white perch is not a perch at all, but a species belonging to the wider bass family Moroniadae. While the two fish have roughly the same length and weight, they differ in body coloration, as the yellow perch is yellow, green, or brownish in color, while the white perch is silverly or white.

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