Largemouth Bass

Micropterus salmoides

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  • Largemouth Bass |  Photo: Rob Posse
  • Largemouth Bass |  Photo: Rob Posse
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Basic Information






Largemouth Bass are generally up to 29 inches in length.


Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides) facts, description, habitat, range, pictures and fly fishing tips to help you catch and identify the fish.


Native to the east and midwest, but widely introduced

What does the Largemouth Bass look like?

Largemouth Bass have an olive green coloration and large dark blotches along its flank that form a jagged stripe.

How to catch Largemouth Bass

Go to your local fishing store and simply ask. A great spot should be within a few hours drive.

Largemouth Bass Facts

Largemouth Bass are the state fish of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Indiana and the official sport fish of Tennessee. The prized gamefish is renowned for its fight it gives anglers. It is considered invasive in many areas of the United States.

Largemouth Bass Distribution

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