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common name for members of the family Centrachidae, comprising numerous species of spiny-finned, freshwater fishes with deep, laterally flattened bodies found in temperate North America.
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I had planned to use it only for calico bass (which seldom top 10 pounds) but, unfortunately, I had several rod tips break during traveling, and so that's what I was left with, I slow rolled my swimbait along the bottom.
Calico bass, though present and successfully breeding in many commonwealth lakes, ponds and slow-flowing streams, are not native to Massachusetts.
Jerry's Bait & Tackle in Milford weighed in a 2-pound 10-ounce calico bass, caught by Craig Mason on a Slug-Go at Lake Chauncy.
Other names include slabs, specks, speckled perch, white perch, speckled bass, strawberry bass, calico bass, grass bass, Oswego bass, paper mouth, sac-au-lait, and several other slang terms used only in select locations.
Mark Wisch tells you how and exactly where to catch barracuda, bonito, calico bass, halibut, sand bass, white seabass and yellowtail.
Alligators might inhabit the freshwater lakes and rivers in Florida, but on the Charles River, you'll encounter largemouth bass, trout, pike, perch, calico bass and carp, among other species.
DeSantis' sand bass tied for second place with Mike Carson, who caught a calico bass that also weighed 4 1/2 pounds.
Barracuda, sand bass, calico bass, halibut, yellow fin croaker, blue perch, bonito and mackerel - even yellowtail and white sea bass - have been caught by fly-rodders in local waters on the Pacific Clipper, a ``six-pack'' charter boat that operates out of Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard.
Bob's Gun and Archery has seen an exceptional number of them being taken, and Webster Lake, perennially noted for calico bass, is living up to its reputation for that species, too.
On Tuesday, boats out of Davey's Locker were targeting sand bass, calico bass and barracuda.
Based on fisheries sampling and angler reports, the Quabbin is now listed by the state Division of Fisheries and Wildlife as the only "best bet" venue for a trophy smallmouth, largemouth, and calico bass in the agency's Connecticut Valley District.
Garibaldi, calico bass, mackerel, opaleye, sargo and topsmelt were easy for the kids to spot, thanks to the clear waters and a Catalina Island Fish Finder brochure filled with colorful drawings that everyone received as they boarded.