Bass, smallmouth (Micropterus dolomieu)

1802; CENTRARCHIDAE FAMILY; also call black bass
The smallmouth bass is native to the eastern half of the U.S.A. and southeastern Canada from Manitoba and Quebec south to the Tennessee River system in Alabama and west to eastern Oklahoma. It has been widely transplanted so that today it occurs in almost every state and many other countries. It is not as widespread as the largemouth bass, (Micropterus salmoides).
The smallmouth bass is the second largest member of the sunfish family Centrarchidae, attaining a weight of almost 12 lb (5.45 kg). Only the largemouth bass, which reaches a weight o... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
5.41 kg (11 lb 15 oz)
Dale Hollow Lake, Tennessee, USA
09-Jul-1955
 

All-Tackle (Length) World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
53.0 cm
Guntersville Lake, Alabama, USA
29-Sep-2014
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
3.17 kg (7 lb 0 oz)
Pickwick Lake, Tennessee, USA
02-Jun-1997
M-02 kg (4 lb)
3.62 kg (8 lb 0 oz)
Lake Erie, Ohio, USA
01-May-1999
M-03 kg (6 lb)
3.90 kg (8 lb 9 oz)
Pickwick Lake, Counce, Tennessee, USA
11-Mar-1998
M-04 kg (8 lb)
4.76 kg (10 lb 8 oz)
Hendricks Creek, Kentucky, USA
14-Apr-1986
M-06 kg (12 lb)
4.27 kg (9 lb 6 oz)
Lake Jocassee, South Carolina, USA
03-May-2001
M-08 kg (16 lb)
3.81 kg (8 lb 6 oz)
Pickwick Lake, Florence, Alabama, USA
04-Jan-1988
W-01 kg (2 lb)
2.18 kg (4 lb 13 oz)
Lake Michigan, Wisconsin, USA
21-May-2019
W-02 kg (4 lb)
2.21 kg (4 lb 14 oz)
Lake Michigan, Wisconsin, USA
21-May-2019
W-03 kg (6 lb)
1.79 kg (3 lb 15 oz)
Lake Michigan, Wisconsin, USA
21-May-2019
W-04 kg (8 lb)
2.30 kg (5 lb 1 oz)
Lake Michigan, Wisconsin, USA
25-May-2019
W-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-08 kg (16 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)
2.49 kg (5 lb 8 oz)
Lake Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
07-May-2000
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
2.49 kg (5 lb 8 oz)
Lake Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
06-May-2000
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
2.72 kg (6 lb 0 oz)
Lake Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
09-Jul-2000
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
2.55 kg (5 lb 9 oz)
Lake Inawashiro, Fukushima, Japan
08-Jun-2013
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
1.25 kg (2 lb 12 oz)
Cameron Lake, Ontario, Canada
28-Jun-2016
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
1.47 kg (3 lb 4 oz)
Cameron Lake, Ontario, Canada
28-Jun-2016
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
1.64 kg (3 lb 10 oz)
Cameron Lake, Ontario, Canada
06-Jul-2018
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
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
2.49 kg (5 lb 8 oz)
Baril Bay, Ontario, Canada
10-Aug-2003
F-Smallfry
2.32 kg (5 lb 2 oz)
Lake Erie, New York, USA
17-May-2015
M-Junior
2.72 kg (6 lb 0 oz)
Fort Peck, Montana, USA
22-Aug-2015
M-Smallfry
2.61 kg (5 lb 12 oz)
Lake Erie, New York, USA
18-May-2009