Importance to Humans Largemouth bass are dark to light green in color with lighter sides and a whitish colored belly. The IUCN is a global union of states, governmental agencies, and non-governmental organizations in a partnership that assesses the conservation status of species. The two recognized subspecies of the largemouth bass are the northern largemouth Micropterus salmoides salmoides and the Florida largemouth Micropterus salmoides floridanus. Some surveys list bass fishing as the number one participation sport, while others place it in the upper five. Males in breeding condition tend to be darker in overall color.
Perry's bass was caught June 2, from Montgomery Lake in Georgia and weighed
This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat In the evening hours, largemouth bass tend to move into shallow water to feed. They have a white, slightly mushy meat, lower quality than that of the smallmouth bassbluegillyellow perchcrappie or walleye. Finally inForbes described the fish as belonging to Micropterus salmoideswhich is currently the valid scientific name. The fish will often become airborne in their effort to throw the hook, but many say that their cousin species, the smallmouth basscan beat them pound for pound. Fish and amphibians as bat predators. Once it has done this, it will dive under the cover and begin to wrap the line around logs and weeds located in the water.