Bass, largemouth (Micropterus salmoides)

(Lacepede, 1802); CENTRARCHIDAE FAMILY; also called black bass, Oswego bass, green bass, green trout, Florida bass, Florida (or southern) largemouth, northern largemouth
Originally confined primarily to the eastern United States of American and portions of northern Mexico and southern Canada, this member of the sunfish family can be found in every state in the U.S.A., throughout Mexico and Central America, and in many other countries throughout the world.
The largemouth bass very closely resembles the smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) and other species of the genus Micropterus (i.e., sp... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (tie)
10.12 kg (22 lb 4 oz)
Lake Biwa, Shiga, Japan
02-Jul-2009
All-Tackle
10.09 kg (22 lb 4 oz)
Montgomery Lake, Georgia, USA
02-Jun-1932
 

All-Tackle (Length) World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
65.0 cm
Lake Mission Viejo, Mission Viejo, California, USA
13-May-2015
All-Tackle (Length) (tie)
65.0 cm
Lake Jeffery, Florida, USA
24-Apr-2018
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
6.70 kg (14 lb 12 oz)
Castaic Lake, Castaic, California, USA
01-Jun-1992
M-02 kg (4 lb)
7.76 kg (17 lb 1 oz)
Castaic Lake, Castaic, California, USA
28-Dec-1990
M-03 kg (6 lb)
7.51 kg (16 lb 9 oz)
Lake Isabella, California, USA
18-Mar-1998
M-04 kg (8 lb)
9.61 kg (21 lb 3 oz)
Oakview, California, USA
04-Mar-1980
M-06 kg (12 lb)
9.53 kg (21 lb 0 oz)
Castaic Lake, Castaic, California, USA
09-Mar-1990
M-08 kg (16 lb)
9.98 kg (22 lb 0 oz)
Castaic Lake, Castaic, California, USA
12-Mar-1991
M-10 kg (20 lb)
8.63 kg (19 lb 0 oz)
Castaic Lake, Castaic, California, USA
08-Jan-1989
W-02 kg (4 lb)
2.38 kg (5 lb 4 oz)
South Miami Lake, Miami, Florida, USA
01-Apr-2014
W-02 kg (4 lb)
5.33 kg (11 lb 12 oz)
Lake Dixon,
28-Apr-2019
W-03 kg (6 lb)
2.83 kg (6 lb 4 oz)
C-51 Canal, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
10-Jun-2017
W-04 kg (8 lb)
4.59 kg (10 lb 2 oz)
Lake Talquin, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
06-Dec-2015
W-06 kg (12 lb)
3.52 kg (7 lb 12 oz)
J.W. Corbett WMA, Florida, USA
08-May-2018
W-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
 

Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-01 kg (2 lb)
3.62 kg (8 lb 0 oz)
Ligonier, Pennsylvania, USA
25-Jun-2001
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
4.41 kg (9 lb 11 oz)
Lake Dixon, Escondido, California, USA
26-Apr-1999
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
6.41 kg (14 lb 2 oz)
Lake Meredith, Texas, USA
20-Oct-2000
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
7.60 kg (16 lb 12 oz)
Castaic Lagoon, Castaic, California, USA
26-Feb-2009
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
6.58 kg (14 lb 8 oz)
Castaic Lagoon, Castaic, California, USA
24-Feb-2007
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
5.76 kg (12 lb 11 oz)
Lake Dixon, Escondido, California, USA
30-Apr-1998
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.79 kg (1 lb 12 oz)
Encino Lake, Yancey, Texas, USA
11-May-2019
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
1.36 kg (3 lb 0 oz)
Encino Lake, Yancey, Texas, USA
10-May-2019
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
1.90 kg (4 lb 3 oz)
Encino Lake, Yancey, Texas, USA
10-May-2019
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
3.63 kg (8 lb 0 oz)
Encino Lake, Yancey, Texas, USA
10-May-2019
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
4.76 kg (10 lb 8 oz)
Port Orange, Florida, USA
06-May-2017
Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
 

Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
7.14 kg (15 lb 12 oz)
Spruce Creek, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA
08-May-2006
F-Smallfry
4.00 kg (8 lb 13 oz)
Lake Okeechobee, Florida, USA
16-Feb-2015
M-Junior
7.73 kg (17 lb 0 oz)
Murray Reservoir, San Diego, California, USA
22-Mar-2000
M-Smallfry
6.35 kg (14 lb 0 oz)
Castaic Lake, California, USA
02-Jan-1998