largemouth bass

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Definition of largemouth bass

: a large North American black bass (Micropterus salmoides) that is blackish green above and lighter below and has the maxillary bones of the upper jaw extending to behind the eyes

called also largemouth, largemouth black bass

Examples of largemouth bass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Submissions were high for Lake Erie walleye, as well as saugeye, crappie, and largemouth bass at Ohio’s inland lakes. D'arcy Egan, cleveland, 3 Feb. 2022 In addition to walleyes, the lake features northern pike, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, black crappies, bluegills and muskellunge. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7 May 2022 Three wetland streams flow into Lake Raven, the centerpiece of the park, where alligators splash in the water and shorebirds feed on crappie and largemouth bass. Outside Online, 17 June 2021 Ray Halter of Strongsville has been touring his favorite reservoirs, and reports the largemouth bass fishing has been very good this spring. cleveland, 5 May 2022 This might include building barriers between ponds and adjacent waterways or stocking ponds with goldfish predators such as largemouth bass (which are already native to the areas involved), Boston says. Hannah Loss, Scientific American, 23 Mar. 2022 Lake Chicot, lauded for its largemouth bass fishing, is surrounded by a tranquil, bottomland hardwood forest, and for those lucky enough to nab a lakeside campsite, the sunset views from the dock can’t be beat. Emily Pennington, Outside Online, 10 Jan. 2022 Polverino and his colleagues built a robotic fish designed to look like a largemouth bass, a key predator of mosquitofish in their native waterways. Bob Holmes, Smithsonian Magazine, 8 Nov. 2021 Adults should have no more than three meals per month of largemouth bass from the creek, and children should eat no more than two meals per month with the fish. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 14 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of largemouth bass

1922, in the meaning defined above

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28 Jun 2022

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“Largemouth bass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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