Re: NANFA-- large mouth bass

Bob and Betsy Culler (
Mon, 25 Sep 2000 15:10:40 -0400

At 03:04 PM 9/25/00 -0400, you wrote:
>I would like to ask the group if any has seen any evidence that would
>indicate to them that there is a dwarf or at least smaller variety of large
>mouth bass? I have noticed some subtle coloration differences also but I
>don't know if they are connected with a small variety or not. the small bass
>seem to be found in small streams, but not ponds. I have seen bass full of
>eggs at 6 to 8 inches long. in these streams larger bass are not found.


Could it be that you are seeing spotted bass? I don't know much about them,
but they seem to be smaller than largemouth.

Ranger Bob

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