Redfin Perch | Perca fluviatilis

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Common Name: Redfin Perch
Species Name: Perca fluviatilis

The Redfin Perch is also known as Redfin, English Perch and Reddie. The Redfin’s body colour is Generally Olive to greyish green on the upper flanks and back progressing down to lighter yellowish or silvery sides depending on the location they inhabit with the belly area being white. The redfin has five or more dark bands on the flanks which may join each other producing y shaped bands also. The spiny and soft dorsal fins are large giving the redfin a striking appearance when entirely fanned. The lower pelvic, anal and caudal fins are red to orange red in colour this is the obvious reason for the name Redfin. Redfin can grow to 10kg however fish to around the 2kg mark more commonly caught.

New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania

Light Tackle.

Minnows, Wobblers, Blade Spinners Small Jigs, Soft Plastics and Fly.

Worms, Freshwater Yabbies, Freshwater Shrimp and Mudeyes.

Redfin Perch Size and Bag Limits

Please Note: Bag limits, minimum and maximum lengths are subject to change and review by your State Fisheries Department.


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