Bass, Australian (Macquaria novemaculeata)

(Steindachner, 1866); PERCICTHYIDAE FAMILY; also known as freshwater perch, eastern freshwater perch and perch
Occurs in coastal rivers and streams along the eastern seaboard from Tin Can Bay in Queensland, south through New South Wales and into eastern Victoria. Hatchery reared fish have been stocked for recreational fishing in inland impoundments in both New South Wales and Queensland however, these landlocked fish never spawn. The Australian bass is often found far upstream in freshwater while concealed in in-stream debris, in or near weedbeds, or under rocky outcrops and undercut banks.... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
4.45 kg (9 lb 12 oz)
Lake Somerset, Australia
18-Aug-2018
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
3.07 kg (6 lb 12 oz)
Lake Somerset, Queensland, Australia
13-Apr-2004
M-02 kg (4 lb)
2.10 kg (4 lb 10 oz)
Lake Wivenhoe, Queensland, Australia
04-Apr-2004
M-03 kg (6 lb)
2.49 kg (5 lb 7 oz)
Lake Wivenhoe, Queensland, Australia
24-Jul-2005
M-04 kg (8 lb)
3.75 kg (8 lb 4 oz)
Lake Wivenhoe, Queensland, Australia
24-Jul-2005
M-06 kg (12 lb)
4.45 kg (9 lb 12 oz)
Lake Somerset, Australia
18-Aug-2018
M-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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M-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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W-03 kg (6 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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W-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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W-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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W-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-01 kg (2 lb)
1.66 kg (3 lb 10 oz)
Lake Wivenhoe, Queensland, Australia
03-Jul-2005
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
2.39 kg (5 lb 4 oz)
Lake Wivenhoe, Queensland, Australia
03-Jul-2005
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
2.27 kg (5 lb 0 oz)
Lake Wivenhoe, Queensland, Australia
08-Jul-2005
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Vacant
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Vacant
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Vacant
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Vacant
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Vacant
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Vacant
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Vacant
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Vacant
Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Tippet W-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
1.30 kg (2 lb 14 oz)
Coomera River, Australia
06-Nov-2016
F-Smallfry
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
M-Junior
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Vacant
M-Smallfry
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Vacant

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