Sent the following: Subject: Perch in Whiteswan Message: Over the last year or so we have seen Perch in larger numbers in Whiteswan lake. Some people think that they were illegally planted. I tend to think it's do to the higher water and the perch coming in from other bodies of water. Or maybe they have always been in there but have gone undetected. How is having perch in the lake going to effect the trout who normally feast on fresh water shrimp? I think it will result in a poor quality food fish, which would be a shame as Whiteswan is known for having some of the best tasting trout around. Once perch have been established, I'm assuming there is nothing we can do as anglers to put a dent into the populations. Follow up question: the perch in Zeden lake, were they illegally planted. Seems to be a topic that has people worked up. They think some guy who camps there with his family in the summer, planted perch so his kids would have something to do. Is that a myth or reality. Any insight would be appreciated. Chris Not really expecting to hear anything back from them. Their track record isn't really great with me. I once sent them pictures of cougar prints I found by the hanging tree on the old 912 road past lost echo, along with a photo of a ptarmigan that I saw that day. Was really surprised to see both in the area, maybe serm wasn't surprised at all cause I never even got confirmation that they got my email.