Lake Barkley & Kentucky Lake Fish Species - Yellow Perch
KY State Record- 1 lbs, 4 oz.
TN State Record- 1 lbs. 15 oz.
Common Names: Lake perch, striped perch
Anglers can use many angling methods for yellow perch, including natural baits, such as worms, crickets or maggots. Keep your hook on or near the bottom, suspended under a float. Perch strike lightly so a float may help detect a bite. Small jigs and spinners are also effective.