Lake Michigan Perch Charters Grand Haven Michigan
Lake Michigan Perch
Lake Michigan Perch are carnivorous fish that are most commonly found in small ponds, lakes, streams, or rivers. These fish like to feed on smaller fish, shellfish, or insect larvae, but can be caught with nearly any bait. They commonly spawn during the spring, when the females lay strings of eggs in covered areas such as near branches or underwater plants or structure of any kind found on the bottom of deeper waters such as the waters of Lake Michigan off the port of Grand Haven.
Lake Michigan Perch are a popular species of pan fish and are considered very good table fair. White perch. Lake Michigan Perch are sought after by fishermen both for sport and for food. Perch can be caught with a variety of methods, but the two best methods to fish for Lake Michigan perch out of Grand Haven are perhaps float/drift fishing. or with small Swedish pimples with leaches, minnows, wigglers for perch fishing bait. The best way to fishing for inland Michigan lake perch is to use a small hook and cast into the weeds just on the edge of the drop off. When fishing for perch with a float, use a slip bobber and fish deep, within a foot of the bottom. Perch are notorious for swallowing the hook, and will need the aid of a pair of hemose or needle nose for removing the hook. In many parts of Michigan perch are also a favorite species among ice fishermen. Ice fishing in the grand haven area is a well known sport and perch fishing is awesome on Muskegon and White lake. Perch will take a variety of baits through the ice, including minnows worms maggots bread pieces of raw bacon, and soft shell crayfish.
Lake Michigan Perch grow to around 3 lbs or more, but the most common perch to be caught are around 1 lb or less, and anything over 2 lbs is a big perch.