TTY: Maine Relay 711 Alert: Stay up to date on Maine's COVID-19 Response, Home → Fish & Wildlife → Fisheries → Species Information → White Perch. Lures should match local prey in size and action. They are generally found in brackish waters and freshwater ponds and are most prominent in the Chesapeake Bay and New England region. This seems too good to be true or perhaps too bad. From below Conowingo dam (Lapidum, just across the Susquehanna from Port Deposit, is good location to wet a line) down to the mouth of the Chesapeake, white perch travel up into tributaries and spawn in fresh waters when water temperatures are between 50 and 60 degrees. Averages 8 to 10 inches but reaches up to 2 lbs. 284 State Street Note the first column on p.27 of the 2012 Virginia possession limits for non-game fish especially Exception 2 which specifically lists yellow perch and white perch. stiffback, silver perch. The state designated white perch the official freshwater fish of Louisiana in 1993. They are opportunistic feeders whose diet includes almost anything that floats, swims or burrows on the lake bottom. White bass: The deepest point of a bass is directly under its dorsal fin. Some landlocked populations in coastal ponds are probably natural, but most Connecticut lake populations are the result of introductions. White perch can be extremely abundant. Origin: Native.