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LARGEMOUTH BASS (Micropterus salmoides)
ALIAS: Black bass, green trout, bucketmouth, bigmouth bass, widemouth bass
IDENTIFICATION: The large mouth extends past the back of the eye when the mouth is closed. A dark band runs along the side of the body from head to tail. Coloration is variable, but is usually a dark green.
DIET: Bluegill, frogs, insects, fathead minnows, golden shiner minnows and other small fish.
SPAWNING: Mid-March to mid-June when water temperatures reach 62̊F. Males construct nests in 2 to 4’ of water on sandy or gravely bottoms.
FISHING TIPS: Natural and artificial baits work well with casting or spinning gear. Best fishing months are May, June and July.
100 fish per acre stocking rate is recommended.