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The Best Places To Fish For Yellow Perch In The Adirondacks

Yellow Perch are most commonly found in both large and small lakes but are also known to inhabit slow moving rivers and streams as well as ponds. 

Learn about Perch fishing season and get information on minimum length, daily keep and more. 

Meacham Lake
Franklin County, NY
Meacham Lake is a an ideal site for fishing and camping experiences. The water holds many species of fish and wildlife and for visitors to interact with.
Saranac Chain of Lakes
Franklin County, NY
The Saranac Chain of Lakes is a great fishing spot in the Adirondacks with an abundance of fishing and camping locations.
Union Falls Flow
Franklin County, NY
Union Falls Flow is a prime location for anglers looking to catch walleye in the Adirondacks.
Raquette River Impoundments
St. Lawrence County, NY
The Raquette River Impoundments is eight reservoirs on the Raquette River created by hydroelectric dams.
Chateaugay Lakes, Upper & Lower
Franklin County, Clinton County, NY
the Upper and Lower parts of Chateaugay Lakes are great fishing spots for anglers in the Adirondacks. The two parts are separated by the county lines of Franklin and Clinton Counties.
Indian Lake and Jessup River
Hamilton County, NY
The Indian Lake and Jessup River have a large smelt population that equals big fish.
Black Lake
St. Lawrence County, NY
Black Lake stretches 20 miles and is a great place to fish for largemouth & smallmouth bass, yellow perch, crappies, bluegills, northern pike, and walleye.