These waterbodies consistently produce trophy-sized Perch. The list was compiled using records from MassWildlife’s  Freshwater Sportfishing Awards Program . Keep in mind that these aren't the only places to try your luck. Big fish lurk in all of our ponds, lakes, and rivers.

Pond Maps | Fishing Regulations | Massachusetts Freshwater Fish Records

[Minimum weights and length to qualify for the Freshwater Sportfishing Awards Program]

White Perch

 

Waterbody

Town

Wequaquet Lake

Barnstable

Upper Mill Pond

Brewster

Quacumquasit Pond

Brookfield

Bridge Pond

Eastham

Great Pond

Eastham

Herring Pond

Eastham

Ashumet Pond

Falmouth

Coonamessett Pond

Falmouth

Jenkins Pond

Falmouth

Hinkleys Pond

Harwich

Mashpee-Wakeby Pond

Mashpee

Cedar Pond

Orleans

Pontoosuc Lake

Pittsfield

Snake Pond

Sandwich

Singletary Lake

Sutton

Wachusett Reservoir

 

Connecticut River

 

Quabbin Reservoir

 

 

Yellow Perch

 

Waterbody

Town

Middle Pond

Barnstable

Mystic Lake

Barnstable

Parker Pond

Barnstable

Wequaquet Lake

Barnstable

Blueberry Pond

Brewster

Greenland Pond

Brewster

Long Pond

Brewster

Seymour Pond

Brewster

Sheep Pond

Brewster

Upper Mill Pond

Brewster

Muddy Pond

Eastham

Sols Pond

Falmouth

Cahoon Pond

Harwich

Hinkleys Pond

Harwich

Olivers Pond

Harwich

Asnacomet (Comet) Pond

Hubbardston

Brigham Pond

Hubbardston

Long Pond

Lakeville

Mashpee-Wakeby Pond

Mashpee

Santuit Pond

Mashpee

Mattawa Lake

Orange

Onota Lake

Pittsfield

Pontoosuc Lake

Pittsfield

Billington Sea

Plymouth

Bloody Pond

Plymouth

Halfway Pond

Plymouth

Long Pond

Plymouth

Great Herring Pond

Plymouth/Bourne

Richmond Pond

Richmond

Pelham Lake

Rowe

Lawrence Pond

Sandwich

Peters Pond

Sandwich

Snake Pond

Sandwich

Spectacle Pond

Sandwich

Triangle Pond

Sandwich

Congamond Lakes

Southwick

Agawam Mill Pond

Wareham

Webster Lake

Webster

Wyman Pond

Westminster

Denison Lake

Winchendon

Connecticut River

 

Quabbin Reservoir