Fishing for Rock bass

Ambloplites rupestris
125K logged catches • 819K followers

In comparison to most sunfish of the genus Lepomis, the rock bass' body is less compressed and longer. From the looks of it you might call it a mix of black bass and bluegill.

Detailed Information

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Common length

6 in

Maximum age

18 years

IUCN Status

Least concern

Threat to humans


Source: Fishbase

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