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Friday, March 2, 2012
By Dave Graybill
Anglers that look forward to the spring perch fishing at Moses Lake will have to wait a bit longer. The ice is pretty much gone from the lake, but the bite in the vicinity of the I-90 Bridge has yet to develop. No crowds of anglers can be seen in this popular fishing location, but I will stay on top of it to see if it happens this year. The bridge and shoreline area can often provide fast action for perch anglers and I have caught perch to 13 inches from this location in the spring. I have my fingers crossed in hopes for a good perch bite this year. Another spot that could keep perch anglers happy this year is Roses Lake, near Manson at Chelan. The perch population has been growing here, and although the ice is rotten it has not cleared from the lake. When it does you can bet that there will be as many anglers fishing for perch as trout at Roses. The lake is open year-round and is always an early season favorite for trout anglers. The lake is also a good one for largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie and even catfish.