Spotted Bass Animal Pictures

Micropterus punctulatus

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Spotted Bass vs Largemouth

What are the critical differences between spotted bass vs largemouth?

Spotted Bass with fishing poles in background

Spotted Bass
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Spotted Bass are similar to smallmouth and largemouth bass but are more colorful.

Kentucky Bass bass in hand in Toledo Bend Reservoir.

Kentucky Bass
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Another name for the Spotted Bass is Kentucky Bass.