Fishing for Spotted bass

Micropterus punctulatus
165K logged catches • 1.4M followers

Commonly misstaken for a largemouth bass. They prefer small to medium streams and rivers with clear, slow-moving water, and gravel or rock bottoms. Seldom found in natural lakes, and they do not enter brackish water. They usually stay in deeper waters than the largemouth.

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Water type

Freshwater

Common length

12 in

Maximum age

7 years

IUCN Status

Least concern

Source: Fishbase

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