Fishing for Largemouth bass

Micropterus salmoides
4.7M logged catches • 7.2M followers

The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. It's an intelligent fish that is known for striking the bait with explosive force.

The most popular recent Largemouth bass catch on Fishbrain
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Recently caught Largemouth bass

Recently caught Largemouth bass
Recently caught Largemouth bass
Recently caught Largemouth bass
Recently caught Largemouth bass
Recently caught Largemouth bass
Recently caught Largemouth bass

Detailed Information

Fishing forecast

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Water type

Freshwater

Common depth

1 ft - 33 ft

Common length

16 in

Maximum age

23 years

IUCN Status

Least concern

Source: Fishbase

Top Baits

According to catch data from over 15 million anglers on Fishbrain, these are the top baits used to catch Largemouth bass. Click on a bait to learn more, or buy it directly from our shop.

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