from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Applied to various kinds of fish characterized by a large mouth.
- n. A creature of this kind.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as largemouthed black-bass. See black-bass.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large black bass; the angle of the jaw falls behind the eye
In an experiment spanning over 20 years, researchers at the University of Illinois have found that vulnerability to being caught by anglers is a heritable trait in largemouth bass.
In the Northeast, a "trophy" largemouth, is usually a bass that is over five pounds.
The largest was a northern-strain largemouth that weighed an incredible 14.41 pounds.
To make the group comparable according to factory specs, I chose medium - to heavy-power rods, the kind commonly used in largemouth bass fishing, rated for lines testing to as much as 17 or 20 pounds.
Last week, we asked whether Mac Weakley’s 25-pound Dixon Lake largemouth is the same fish as the number four and number nine bass of all time, both also caught in Dixon by Jed Dickerson and Mike Long respectively (click here for that story).
The largemouth is the most popular game fish in the U.S.
Making striped bass solely a gamefish might seem like a no-brainer to inland readers especially, where there are no commercial fisheries for species such as largemouth bass or trout.
Fish tested were mostly larger species near the top of the food chain, such as largemouth bass.
Carp are considered "trash fish" that compete with sought-after catches such as largemouth and striped bass, fish that turned the lakes in their heyday into an estimated $300 million sports tourism destination.
The 'o'opu populations have been in bad shape for a long time due to overfishing, watershed degradation, dams, and introduction of our now beloved game fish such as largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, tucanare, channel catfish, and bluegill.
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