white bass

noun

Definition of white bass

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

Examples of white bass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An existing advisory to only consume white bass once a month still remains in effect for the flowage, due to existing high levels of PCBs, as well as high levels of PFAS. Laura Schulte, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 20 Aug. 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 Anglers casting typical spinner rigs and nightcrawler for walleye in the shallows are also hooking lots of catfish, white perch and white bass. D'arcy Egan, cleveland, 8 July 2021 The tailgater also has lots of white bass and some stripers from now through March as the fish run upstream to spawn—catch them on shad or white bucktail jigs. Frank Sargeant, al, 22 Jan. 2021 As a result, June suckers face an array of predator species, including white bass, walleye, largemouth bass, black crappie, black bullhead, northern pike and channel catfish. Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, 4 Jan. 2021 With the dam removal, expect to see smallmouth bass, walleye and white bass making their way up the river in springtime. cleveland, 28 May 2020 Walleye run still good on Maumee, Sandusky; white bass moving in Walleye are still on their spawning runs on the Maumee and Sandusky rivers in Northwestern Ohio, and some limit catches are still being reported as the run winds down a bit. cleveland, 30 Apr. 2020 Maumee Bait and Tackle reports schools of white bass are making the scene. cleveland, 30 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of white bass

1813, in the meaning defined above

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“White bass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20bass. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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