Pickerel Frog

How to Identify:

1 3/4 - 3 in. (4.4-7.6 cm); brown or tan; rectangular spots, without light borders, in parallel rows down the back; bright yellow or orange on concealed surfaces of hind legs; light stripe on upper lip; ridges along its back which extend to the groin.


Cool, clear waters of springfed lakes and streams.


April through mid-June.


A steady, low-pitched snore with little carrying power; similar to leopard frog (To know for sure if you're hearing a pickerel or leopord frog, you need to see one and decide which frog you're looking at.)