The Yellow Perch is found statewide primarily in cool water habitats of rivers, lakes and impoundments. It feeds primarily on crustaceans, insects, mollusks and small fishes.
The Yellow Perch has a body that is taller than it is wide. It’s mouth extends to the eye and has small teeth. The body is olive-green on the back with 6-8 dark yellow, vertical stripes on the side
1 ¾ lbs and 14 in (released fish only)