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Smallmouth bass can appear green or black but are generally brown. It has dark brown vertical bands. The upper jaw extends to the middle of the eye.
This fish is from Tamarac Lake. It can be found in clearer water and on sandy bottom lakes. It prefers cooler water temperatures where there is a good source of food: tadpoles, fish, aquatic insects and crayfish.
Smallmouth bass is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family.