Bass, white (Morone chrysops)

(Rafinesque, 1820); MORONIDAE FAMILY
White bass are widely distributed throughout river systems of the Mississippi and Ohio valleys and the Great Lakes. They are native from the St. Lawrence River in the east, to Lake Winnipeg in the north, and to the Rio Grande in the west. Most abundant in clear lakes and reservoirs, they have been transplanted into the systems of various states including California. They are an excellent light tackle fish that will take a bait or lure readily. The white bass looks quite a bit like a shortened version of its larger relative, the striped bass (Morone saxatil... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
3.09 kg (6 lb 13 oz)
Lake Orange, Orange, Virginia, USA
31-Jul-1989
All-Tackle (tie)
3.09 kg (6 lb 13 oz)
Amite River, Louisiana, USA
27-Aug-2010
 

All-Tackle (Length) World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
40.0 cm
Sabine River, Texas, USA
07-Mar-2014

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