Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Idaho
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Idaho Project

Yellow Perch in Lake Cascade

January 2022 - December 2022


Participating Agencies

  • Idaho Department of Fish and Game 
  • Idaho Department of Fish and Game
  • Idaho Department of Fish & Game

The purpose of this better understand factors influencing recruitment dynamics of Yellow Perch in Lake Cascade, Idaho. In particularly, we are evaluating the trophic ecology of Yellow Perch and potential predators (Northern Pikeminnow, Smallmouth Bass) to provide insight on species interactions. Results of this research will prove resource managers with insight on management options that provide for a continued trophy Yellow Perch fishery.