Fishing for Zander

Sander lucioperca
24K logged catches • 202K followers

The Zander inhabit fresh and brackish water bodies, preferentially large rivers and eutrophic lakes. The zander is most active in the dusk and night, they are normally close to the bottom in the shallows or pelagic if it's deep. They prefer murky waters as they got an advantage with their amazing eye sight.

Detailed Information

Fishing forecast


Water type

Freshwater / Mixed

Common depth

7 ft - 98 ft

Common length

20 in

Maximum age

17 years

IUCN Status

Least concern

Source: Fishbase

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