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2014-04-10 20:20:07

Indiana's Melton Leads Co-Anglers ROGERS, Ark., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After winning the Walmart FLW Tour event at Sam Rayburn Reservoir just two weeks ago, Chevy pro Bryan Thrift picked up right where he left off and brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 16 pounds, 2 ounces to grab the lead after day one of the Walmart FLW Tour at Beaver Lake presented by Rayovac. Link to photo of leader Chevy pro Bryan Thrift The Shelby, N.C., native now holds a slim 13-ounce...

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2014-04-08 05:09:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many anglers preach catch-and-release fishing methods as not only humane, but a good practice for maintaining stocks of fish living in a lake. However, a new report from researchers at the University of Illinois has found that catch-and-release fishing could still have a negative impact on largemouth bass. The study, published in Environmental Biology of Fishes, revealed that nest-guarding male bass are critically affected by a...

2014-03-07 20:22:13

Texan Redington Leads Co-Anglers SENECA, S.C., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional angler Casey Ashley of Donalds, S.C., brought a five-bass limit to the scale Friday weighing 15 pounds, 13 ounces to extend his lead at the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Hartwell presented by Ranger Boats. Ashley's two-day cumulative weight of 37-4 gives him a 2 pound, 12 ounce lead over second-place pro John Cox of Debary, Fla., who has a two-day weight of 10 bass worth 34-8 as the tournament heads...

2013-09-11 23:03:33

The journal Herpetologica presents a study in which Barton Springs Salamanders were exposed to three different species of fish predators—the Western Mosquitofish, Redbreasted Sunfish, and Largemouth Bass—and a blank water control. The current study used captive-bred salamanders that had never been exposed to the predators before and could not have a learned response. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 How a species reacts to potential predators plays a role in how conservationists might...

2013-07-08 10:49:52

Researchers have found that the amphibious mangrove rivulus performs higher force jumps on land than some other fishes that end up on land. This new study shows that unlike the largemouth bass, which makes very few excursions on land, the mangrove rivulus, which can live out of water for extended periods, has a strong jumping technique on land to locate new food resources, avoid predators, escape poor water conditions and also to return to the water. A team of researchers headed by...

Small Fish Recover Faster Than Large Fish
2011-09-22 03:38:50

  In football, linebackers are usually the largest players and have the endurance required to get through a game plus overtime. But when it comes to fish, larger doesn't always mean stronger. A University of Illinois study showed smaller fish recover from exertion faster than larger fish. "The point of the study was to replicate an angling situation where anglers catch and release fish," said researcher Cory Suski. "We wanted to know if large fish and small fish had similar...

2010-12-17 13:33:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today released an updated list of fish consumption advisories that includes nine new advisories, but also eases or lifts seven other advisories. The advisories are only for fish caught recreationally and do not apply to fish raised for commercial purposes or those bought in stores or restaurants. "Consumption advisories are not intended to discourage anyone from fishing or eating fresh...

2010-05-21 06:00:00

LAKE WORTH, Fla., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Bass fishermen will want to stow a digital camera in the tackle box this summer for a chance to win $1 million for catching a record largemouth bass anywhere in Florida. BountyFishing.com, the place where anglers compete for cash prizes uploading photos of the biggest fish, announced on May 21 the Florida Million Dollar Bass Bounty - an Internet-managed tournament that will pay $1 million to the fisherman who sets the new state largemouth bass...

2009-12-29 10:00:00

Advisories Eased for Seven Water Bodies; New Species, Water Body Added HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State officials today released updated fish consumption advisories that include two new fish species and a water body that had not previously been on the list, but also eases or lifts advisories on fish from seven water bodies. The advisories were developed through an interagency partnership between the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and the state departments...

2009-09-14 12:57:05

A U.S. Geological Survey study has found intersex in smallmouth and largemouth bass to be widespread in numerous U.S. river basins. USGS scientists said their finding is the result of the most comprehensive and large-scale evaluation of the condition, which is primarily revealed in male fish having immature female egg cells in their testes, and occasionally female fish with male characteristics as well. Of the 16 fish species researchers examined, they said the condition was most common in...


Latest Largemouth bass Reference Libraries

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2007-03-16 18:49:14

Micropterus (Lacépède, 1802), is a genus of freshwater fish in the sunfish family. The black basses are distributed throughout a large area east of the Rocky Mountains in North America, from the Hudson Bay basin in Canada to northeastern Mexico. Several species, notably the largemouth and smallmouth bass, have been very widely introduced throughout the world, and are now considered cosmopolitan. Black bass of all species are highly sought-after game fish and bass fishing is an extremely...

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2005-06-02 12:06:03

The largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) is a freshwater fish in the sunfish family (Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. One of the black basses, it is native to a wide area east of the Rocky Mountains in North America, encompassing the Mississippi River basin, the Saint Lawrence River"“Great Lakes system, and up into the Hudson Bay basin, as well as down into Florida, Texas, and northeastern Mexico. The largemouth bass is distinguished by a series of dark blotches forming a ragged...

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