yellow perch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n yellow perch North American perch
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Yellow perch (Zoöl) the common American perch. See Perch.
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Usage

In literature:

The Princess bubbled until it made you think one of those yellow oriole birds had perched on her saddle.
"Laddie" by Gene Stratton Porter
The Yellow Hen had perched upon the back of the chariot, where she could tell Dorothy more about her wonderful chickens as they rode.
"The Road to Oz" by L. Frank Baum
This lake abounds in white and yellow perch and in pickerel; of the latter single specimens are often caught which weigh fifteen pounds.
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
The yellow perch is known to be infested with twenty-three species of parasitic worms.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
I was fishing for those yellow perch by the poplars, and you were baiting my hooks.
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
There is a yellow bird perched on her head!
"Giles Corey, Yeoman" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Fall shad, and the most beautiful yellow perch.
"Tales of the Chesapeake" by George Alfred Townsend
Rona, perched on a tree-stump, began her orange, and tossed long yellow strands of peel on to the bank below her.
"For the Sake of the School" by Angela Brazil
Mr. Nip, the red, green and yellow parrot, became ill. His feathers were ruffled up, he sat all in a lump on his perch, and he would not eat.
"The Curlytops and Their Pets" by Howard R. Garis
The day after that he tried again, and fished all the morning, and caught one yellow perch and an eel.
"Hildegarde's Holiday" by Laura E. Richards
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In news:

Lake Erie yellow perch fishing continued to dominate the angling action around northern Ohio again this week, with good catches from the Bass Islands to Conneaut.
The yellow perch run has peaked, and the white perch are right on their tails.
We're seeing increasing numbers of yellow perch being reported.
Teen Lands Iowa Record Yellow Perch .
An Iowa teenager landed a state record yellow perch while fishing near the Mississippi River last week.
Ice Fisher Ties Idaho Yellow Perch Record.
Idaho angler Bob Shindelar tied the state record for yellow perch Saturday, reeling in a 16-inch, 2.6-pound perch out of the frozen Lake Cascade.
Yellow Perch species finds way to area waters.
Kevin Eastwold of Bull Shoals Lake Boat Dock holds the Arkansas state-record yellow perch , weighing 1 pound, 11 ounces.
It has been perched for ages atop the city's swarm of yellow taxis, an illuminated language in which it seemed only New Yorkers were fluent.
Big bluegills are in the weeds, and crappies, plus lots of jumbo yellow perch and walleyes, all offer fast fishing —once you find them.
Lake whitefish, yellow perch, walleye and smelt are all found and commercially fished in the Great Lakes, though much of the fresh water fish sold here comes from Canada.
In the background millions of walleye, saugeye and yellow perch eggs incubate in clear plastic containers.
News Photo by Jordan Travis Bill Fuhrman of Ossineke fishes for yellow perch in the Alpena City Marina Wednesday afternoon.
DUBUQUE, Iowa Travis Peterson, 18, of Dubuque, caught a 16-inch, 2 pounds 7 ounce state record yellow perch in Pool 12 on the Mississippi River on March 13.
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