The average Largemouth Bass caught by an angler is 10 to 13 inches long and 1 to 2 pounds but fishermen do encounter Largemouth Bass to 5 pounds. In some habitats Largemouth Bass are caught in the 5 to 10 pound range but these are not as common. The Largemouth Bass has a elongated, robust shape when compared to others in the sunfish family, of which this species belongs. It has a large mouth and the jaw falls behind the rear of the eye. The color varies depending on their location but normally they are light green to light brown along the back and sides with dark marks and a white belly and lower sides. It has a prominent lateral stripe that runs from the snout through the eye to the base of the tail. The dorsal fin has two distinct portions, the spiny portion with 9 or 10 spines, and the ray portion with 12 or 13 soft rays.
The largemouth bass has a broad tail that is only slightly forked. The preferred habitat are in water temperature around 65 F to 85 F. The Largemouth Bass is found in almost any freshwater and is generally found in slow moving water. Including creeks, streams, ponds and lakes. The Largemouth Bass is native to the Florida Everglades, and due to its importance as a game fish it has been introduced into many other areas, making it perhaps the mostly widely distributed fish in the world. In addition to the US It has been introduced to Mexico, Central and South America, Europe, Guam, Japan, Lebanon, New Zealand, the Philippines and South Africa.
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