calico bass

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Recent Examples on the Web Springtime action for crappie, also known as white perch, sac-a-lait, paper-mouth, calico bass and slabs, typically kicks into high gear around the end of February when the water temperature reaches and then begins climbing past the 60 degree mark. Ralph Winingham, San Antonio Express-News, "Choke crappie: Habitat enhancements help fire up spring fishing action," 22 Feb. 2018

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1866, in the meaning defined above

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