Pickerel FrogHow 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.
Habitat: Cool, clear waters of springfed lakes and streams.
Breeding: April through mid-June.
Voice: 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.) To listen to a pickerel frog, click HERE.