The Jungle Perch can be a little tricky to catch and in some ways, is as skilful as a Trout, which may explain its second name of Mountain Trout. The Jungle Perch is very much a Cape York species, and within the Cape, it only inhabits the waterways to the East of the Great Dividing Range. Its average size is only about 30cm in length so only lite braid line and small hooks are required.
Like the Trout, they can detect movement above the water surface with their excellent eye sight, as well as shadow and noise, so stillness and . . .