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Perch fishing
« on: March 26, 2024, 04:43:11 PM »
Never fished for perch, but wouldlike to get my grandson into some around snohomish county area, where and when is a good time to go?.
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Re: Perch fishing
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2024, 05:45:27 PM »
Are you fishing from a boat? Perhaps Lake Stevens? I don't really target them up that way, just Lake Washington and Sammamish. They should be on the spawn now or very soon. Once May hits they will be on the weedlines and under docks in 10-25' of water. They will be readily available until the fall after that. Rigging is pretty simple, small jigs, beetlespins, chunk of crawler on a hook. Once you catch one you can fillet it and cut that in to strips and put the meat on the hook, it works great and stays on a long time. Also tandem hooks on a drop shot rig work great, you can get doubles and even triples.
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Re: Perch fishing
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2024, 06:53:09 PM »
Ive caught a bunch of them at Flowing Lake. It gets crowded there at the county park, but weve caught them right off shore there. Theres a boat launch too, if you have a small boat. This is off of WDFWs website regarding where to find them in Snohomish county:


 
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