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Smallmouth bass

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Micropterus dolomieu

Similar to largemouth bass in looks, except for their red/orange eyes. They prefer deeper waters and areas of clear, fast-flowing streams and pools with gravel/rubble bottom.

IUCN Status: Least concern

World wide conservation status

Extinct
Endangered
Least Concern
Endangered
EX
EW
CR
EN
VU
NT
LC

Top fishing spots near you to catch Smallmouth bass

These are the top places near you to catch Smallmouth bass based on live data from Fishbrain.

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Top Baits for Smallmouth bass

Smallmouth bass Details

Maximum Age

26 years

Maximum Weight

11.9 lbs

Maximum Length

27 in

Common Weight

Common Length

3 in

Common Depth

Water Types

Active Times

Spawning Period

Weather Conditions

Threat to Humans

Source: FishBase

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