May 04, 2021
When the ice vacates the lake surface and spring creeps into the region, lakes and ponds warm quickly and the fishing heats up. Species such as bass and pike are larger game fish that get lots of attention, but the panfishing can be of the best of the year during this period—especially for yellow perch. Perch are a favorite of many through the ice but are often forgotten after the spring melt. When the water warms and the baitfish become apparent, perch and other panfish species get aggressive. When you find them, the action can be nonstop.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Paul Mueller guides in New England when he’s not on the tournament trail and offers multi-species trips...
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