me of little Faith Do you guys have any insight into buying yellow perch? Answer 1 of 3: Be up in Oak Harbor in July, week after the 4th Want to grill fish, if the guys don't catch them, where is a good place to buy them??? Our fish are health certified by a qualified veterinarian. Yellow perch feed on zooplankton, insects, snails, and other small fish. The yellow perch or striped perch (Perca flavescens) should be stocked in lakes and ponds where the water temperatures remain below 80 degrees year-round. The main reason I ask is that the "advertised" prices for fingerlings are about 6x more than expected. Taal Lake Hatchery, New London, WI. Perch is most sought after for its excellent table fare. Some consider this fish to be the tastiest fish from the Great Lakes. Yellow perch will occupy a variety of habitat. They prefer the shallow, weedy, protected sections of lakes, rivers, and ponds, where they often travel in schools Adult perch usually occupy deeper waters than juveniles do. Try them today, you won't be disappointed. Yellow perch, Perca flavenscens, is a sportfish found throughout the Great Lakes region and highly valued for its high-quality, firm, white, flaky flesh (Hinshaw 2006).A commercial fishery established for yellow perch yielded as high as 37 million pounds through the 1950s and ’60s but nearly collapsed shortly thereafter (Scott and Crossman 1973). Sweet taste and easy to pan fry. These Lake Perch come from a Lake Huron fishery inside the state of Michigan. Ohio is the number one yellow perch and bluegill producing state in the country. Does the price drop significantly if you buy more fish? Do you buy eggs, fry, fingerlings... or buy fish that are about to spawn and try to hatch your own? Additional testing for VHS (viral hemorrhagic septicemia) is done on fish that are shipped out of the state of Wisconsin. They feed most actively during the day and often rest motionless at night. Taal Lake Hatchery has been providing game fish for stocking lakes and ponds in Wisconsin, Illinois, and the upper peninsula of Michigan since 1963. There is still room for more ponds to be built if the farmer wants to expand. Willow Creek. Ohio ranks fourth in large mouth bass production and number six in hybrid striped bass in the country. 4 … World record (18 in. Willow Creek Aquaculture Fish Farm is 42 acres and features 2 artisan wells that put out about 100 gallons of 45 degree water per mintue EACH which fill 10 stocked ponds and total about 12 acres. We hatch fish from selected brood stock, carefully manage growth of our fish, feed them high quality feed and use detailed procedures to reduce stress to the absolute minimum during harvest, grading and transport. Ohio has the absolute best climate in the country for growing a wide range of farm raised fish. Harrison Fishery, Inc. goes to great lengths to provide you with the best quality fish possible for stocking your pond or lake.