white bass


Definition of white bass

: a North American freshwater bony fish (Morone chrysops of the family Percichthyidae) that is used for food

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Moving water below Wheeler and Wilson dams continue to produce some white bass on small spoons and jigs. Frank Sargeant, al, "Friday Fishing Report: How lower temperatures help anglers," 26 July 2019 Catfish and white bass continue to bite in the fast current directly below Wilson Dam. Frank Sargeant, al.com, "Friday Fishing Report: Get latest reports on what’s biting," 14 June 2019 Fishing has also been good for crappie, large mouth bass and white bass this year. Dana Burke, Houston Chronicle, "Why Lake Conroe is full of monster fish," 30 Mar. 2018 Both white bass and crappie have really slowed down. Tyler Mahoney Special To The Star, kansascity, "Outdoors report: Improved fishing prospects, and a Missouri turkey tally | The Kansas City Star," 9 May 2018 Although most rafts are used from late March to early May to target walleyes, some are in the river through summer to take advantage of the white bass run as well as catfish. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "They love fishing, so they set cabins afloat: Wolf River rafts are 'home' to some anglers," 20 June 2018 Lake Livingston is known for its white bass, but the lake also contains perch, crappie and catfish. Dale Blasingame, San Antonio Express-News, "The 8 best family-friendly Texas state parks," 11 June 2018 Lake Livingston - Guide Simon Cosper said the white bass spawn is in full swing, but rainfall the past two days have put a damper on efforts. Bink Grimes, Houston Chronicle, "Outdoors report: Feb. 23," 22 Feb. 2018 Lake Livingston — Guide Simon Cosper reported limits of white bass on slabs and jigs. Bink Grimes, Houston Chronicle, "Outdoors report: June 10," 9 June 2018

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First Known Use of white bass

1813, in the meaning defined above

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