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Largemouth bass

Micropterus salmoides

Description:

This particular bass weighed about 3 lbs at about 14 inches.

Habitat:

This fish was caught along the upper Chesapeake Bay in a small inlet. The water is considered fresh in the upper Chesapeake.

Notes:

Largemouth bass are common in lakes, ponds, and rivers with brackish to fresh water.

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Largemouth bass
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth bass


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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 years ago

Hey they do have a large mouth! I noticed 'bucketmouth' which looks appropriate.

RonaldOrosz
Spotted by
RonaldOrosz

Lat: 39.48, Long: -76.12

Spotted on May 7, 2014
Submitted on Jan 5, 2016

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