Smallmouth Bass

Micropterus dolomieu

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

Other names

Smallmouth, Bronzeback, Brown Bass, Brownie, Smallie, Bronze Bass, and Bareback Bass

Order

Perciformes

Family

Centrarchidae

Size

Smallmouth Bass are generally up to 12 inches in length.

Weight

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

Range

Native to the east, but widely introduced

What does the Smallmouth Bass look like?

Smallmouth Bass have a brown coloration with dark brown horizontal stripes and red eyes.

How to catch Smallmouth Bass

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

Smallmouth Bass Facts

Smallmouth Bass are a prized gamefish in the United States and often regarded as the toughest to reel in.

Smallmouth Bass Distribution



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