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All About Largemouth Bass
Largemouth Bass are olive green to greenish in color and are marked by a series of blotches forming jagged horizontal stripes along both of it's sides,
Adult largemouth bass feed on ﬁsh, crayﬁsh and frogs. Young largemouth bass will feed on crustaceans, insects, and small ﬁsh.
Common size for largemouth bass is 15.7 inches and the largest reported was 38.2 inches long.
Largemouth bass spawn in the spring.
Largemouth are a part of the sunfish family – Centrarchid – which means “nest builders”
Largemouth bass can swim as fast as 3 body lengths per second in bursts.
Largemouth Bass can see well and in color. They cannot see straight down or backwards.
Largemouth bass are the state fish of Florida, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia.
Bass use their lateral lines to “hear” or detect sounds and vibrations from up to 100 feet away. Bass can only see for about 50 feet
The largest largemouth bass ever caught weighed 22.311 pounds and was caught using a live bluegill.
Largemouth bass do not grow new scales. The scales get larger with age and produce growth rings.
An average female largemouth bass will lay about 8000 eggs per year. From those eggs only 5-10 will survive to be 10 inches or longer.
Largemouth Bass can be found in ponds, lakes, swamps, creeks and rivers. They prefer a bottom with firm sand, mud or gravel for spawning. You can find Largemouth bass in undercover vegetation, submerged logs and trees as well as large rocks.
Top Artificial Baits for Largemouth Bass
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Top Live Baits for Largemouth Bass
Live bait can be very effective when fishing for Largemouth Bass. Make sure to always check your states regulations regarding live bait.
Top Flies for Largemouth Bass
Watching your fly get hit by a Largemouth bass is very exciting and never gets old.
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