black bass

noun

Definition of black bass

: any of a genus (Micropterus) of freshwater sunfishes native to eastern and central North America and including the largemouth bass and smallmouth bass

Examples of black bass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The warden found an ice chest with six tilapia, one black bass and a cast net. John Goodspeed, San Antonio Express-News, 29 Dec. 2021 Predatory fish — which build up methylmercury by eating other fish — include: all species of black bass and gar, striped bass, white bass, hybrid striped bass, walleye, sauger, saugeye, flathead catfish, muskellunge and northern pike. Morgan Greene, chicagotribune.com, 19 Aug. 2021 The kits will feature prime filet mignon, wild black bass, Scottish salmon and more that people can cook easily at home. Veronica Hinke, chicagotribune.com, 16 Dec. 2020 Each dinner includes your choice of starter, a traditional turkey plate, six-hour osso buco or pan-roasted black bass. Jenn Harris Senior Food Writer, Los Angeles Times, 10 Nov. 2020 Plus there's an abundance of warm-water fishing opportunities in the clear lakes created by these dams for everything from black bass to stripers to walleye. Rex Nelson, Arkansas Online, 24 Oct. 2020 Reels, rods, fishing line, leaders, and lures of countless varieties are produced specifically to catch largemouth black bass. Popular Science, 1 June 2020 Reels, rods, fishing line, leaders, and lures of countless varieties are produced specifically to catch largemouth black bass. Popular Science, 1 June 2020 Reels, rods, fishing line, leaders, and lures of countless varieties are produced specifically to catch largemouth black bass. Popular Science, 1 June 2020

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First Known Use of black bass

1789, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

8 Jan 2022

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“Black bass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20bass. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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