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small·mouth bass

 (smôl′mouth′ băs)
A North American freshwater food and game fish (Micropterus dolomieu) having a shorter upper jaw than the similar largemouth bass.
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smallmouth bass

(ˈsmɔːlˌmaʊθ ˈbæs)
(Animals) a North American freshwater black bass, Micropterus dolomieu, that is a popular game fish
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small•mouth bass

(ˈsmɔlˌmaʊθ ˈbæs)
a North American freshwater game fish, Micropterus dolomieui, yellowish green above and lighter below, having the lower jaw extending to the eye. Compare largemouth bass.
[1880–85, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smallmouth bass - flesh of smallmouth bass
Micropterus dolomieu, smallmouth, smallmouth black bass, smallmouthed bass, smallmouthed black bass, smallmouth bass - a variety of black bass; the angle of the jaw falls below the eye
freshwater bass, bass - any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus)
2.smallmouth bass - a variety of black basssmallmouth bass - a variety of black bass; the angle of the jaw falls below the eye
black bass - widely distributed and highly prized American freshwater game fishes (sunfish family)
smallmouth bass - flesh of smallmouth bass
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Non-native Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieu) are the primary predator in Lower Granite Reservoir (Anglea 1997; Naughton and others 2004; Erhardt and others 2018).
For another angle on the water, go fly-fishing for smallmouth bass, trout, and musky on a guided outing with one of the area's angler outfitters.
The river hosts a wealth of species, from three species of salmon (Atlantic, king and coho), trout, steelhead, smallmouth bass, pike, perch and more, which can be fished with fly or spinning tackle.
The sunfish family includes other creatures like largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, rock bass, and black bass.
Bluegill, sunfish, pumpkin seed, crappie, large- and smallmouth bass all put fishing above all other pastimes in my life.
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Pickwick Lake is considered one of the nation's top smallmouth bass fishing areas, with average catches of two to three pounds and as high as five and six pounds.
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