Photo © Natalie Brandt

Yellow Perch

Yellow Perch are found statewide primarily in cool water habitats of rivers, lakes and impoundments. They feed primarily on crustaceans, insects, mollusks and small fishes.

Yellow Perch have a body that is taller than it is wide. Its 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

Daily Limit:

Statewide: 15

Possession Limit:


Proud Angler Qualifications:

1 ¾  pounds

14 inches (released fish only)