white bass

noun

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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Recent Examples on the Web With the dam removal, expect to see smallmouth bass, walleye and white bass making their way up the river in springtime. cleveland, "Lake Erie walleye catches outstanding; Brecksville dam removal should boost spawning in Cuyahoga River: Fishing Report," 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, "Lake Erie charter fishing to resume in Ohio on May 12 with restrictions: Fishing Report," 30 Apr. 2020 Maumee Bait and Tackle reports schools of white bass are making the scene. cleveland, "Lake Erie charter fishing to resume in Ohio on May 12 with restrictions: Fishing Report," 30 Apr. 2020 When the flow slows, however, fishing the seams in the current flow with crankbaits, swimjigs and rattlebaits will catch smallies, largemouth and white bass. Frank Sargeant, al, "Friday Fishing Report: What will rising water do to bass bite?," 3 Jan. 2020 Length limit was lifted recently; largemouth bass – good, with excellent sizes being caught over the weekend; white bass – good; wipers – slow, but good sizes being caught. Tyler Mahoney, kansascity, "Outdoors report: Warming again after early-week bout with the white stuff," 24 Jan. 2018 Also on the Mississippi, northern pike, white bass and yellow bass daily bag limits have been reduced. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Lots of new Wisconsin fishing regulations take effect April 1. Here's what you need to know.," 28 Mar. 2020 Abundant channel cat and temperate bass such as hybrid stripers, white bass and striped bass are huge draws for fun-fishing crowds, but Tawakoni’s trophy blue cat fishery is quickly gaining popularity with those looking for quality over quantity. Matt Williams, Dallas News, "Big fish story: Local guide has a knack for finding whoppers," 14 Mar. 2020 The lake is a popular spot for largemouth bass, striped bass and Arizona’s only population of white bass. Roger Naylor, azcentral, "Lake Pleasant is a desert oasis near Phoenix. Here's everything you can do there," 4 Mar. 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 27 Sep. 2020.

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