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Bass Species


Individual Bass Species

Both freshwater and saltwater species of fish are often called "bass." Two of the most popular North American game fish, and favourites of BassFishing-Gurus.com are the Largemouth Bass and the Smallmouth Bass, which are actually "sunfish."

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Australian Bass

This bass has been rated as one of the top three most popular freshwater game fish "down under." Find out why Australian anglers are so fond of this bass.

:: Australian Bass

European Bass

Sometimes referred to as the "white salmon" this bass is regarded as the best gamefish in northern Europe. A favourite of the British and the Danes.

:: European Bass

Florida Largemouth Bass

Growing to trophy sizes and as far north as Maryland, the Florida Largemouth Bass offers anglers a fight and a feast. Find out more about this unique species.

:: Florida Largemouth Bass


Guadalupe Bass

Limited in North America to the southern United States and Mexico, the Gualalupe Bass can be found in specfic locales. Find out where you can find them.

:: Guadalupe Bass

Kelp Bass

If you're in the California area or in the eastern Pacific, you should have a read. These bass are one of the most popular game fish of party boats and charters.

:: Kelp Bass

Largemouth Bass

The most popular bass in North America, this bass is also the top catch of BassFishing-Gurus. Find out why we and so many other anglers go after them.

:: Largemouth Bass


Niugini Bass

One of the toughest and least known game fish, also known as the Papuan Black Bass, they're primarily found in Papua New Guinea, hence the name, "Niugini."

:: Niugini Bass

Intro to Peacock Bass

Known as being among the world's fiercest fighting game fish, we provide an introduction as well as a detailed look at the various Peacock Bass species.

:: Intro to Peacock Bass

Butterfly Peacock Bass

These bass don't just have a beautiful appearance. They are mostly sought after for their fight by anglers who are looking for a true game fish. Find out more.

:: Butterfly Peacock Bass


Speckled Peacock Bass

Like the other Peacock Bass species, they have very distinctive markings and colour and are sought after by anglers. Find out where to catch them.

:: Speckled Peacock Bass

Spotted Peacock Bass

Another popular game fish that puts up a great fight. Learn when and where to find them. Join the many anglers who have put them on the end of their lines.

:: Spotted Peacock Bass

Redeye Bass

Often confused with the Shoal Bass, it is also known as the Coosa and the Flint River smallmouth. Find out about tactics to land these little known fish.

:: Redeye Bass


Roanoke Bass

This bass is very similar in size and shape to the Rock Bass and similar techniques are used to catch them. Find out where you can locate these small fish.

:: Roanoke Bass

Rock Bass

These bass are actually from the sunfish family and are tough little fighters, which makes them great to start children off with. Find out how to catch them.

:: Rock Bass

Shoal Bass

These small bass are found in some of the southern states and tactics to catch them are very similar to the Smallmouth Bass. Learn more...

:: Shoal Bass


Smallmouth Bass

Not only is this bass one of our favourites, but it is one of the most popular among anglers in North America. Find tips and techniques for catching smallies.

:: Smallmouth Bass

Spotted Bass

Anglers often mistake these bass for the Largemouth Bass because of thier size, colour and how their rods bend once hooked. Learn more about these fighters.

:: Spotted Bass

Striped Bass

Getting upwards of 60 lbs, it's not hard to understand why the "striper" is so popular. Find out where to find them and how to catch them.

:: Striped Bass


Suwannee Bass

Although one of the smaller species, this bass is an aggressive fighter and is sought by anglers in the south that know where to find them. Learn more...

:: Suwannee Bass

White Bass

These bass are popular among anglers and found in all over North America and in the great lakes. Known for their fight they are highly desirable among anglers.

:: White Bass

Whiterock Bass

These "wipers" or hybrid striped bass have become one of the more popular angling pursuits for many freshwater anglers. Find out why.

:: Whiterock Bass


Yellow Bass

Very popular with light tackle anglers, they are great panfish and put up a scrappy fight. There are many ways to catch them. Find out more.

:: Yellow Bass




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Bass Species

:: Australian Bass
:: European Bass
:: Florida Largemouth
:: Guadalupe Bass
:: Kelp Bass
:: Largemouth Bass
:: Niugini Bass
:: Peacock Bass
:: Butterfly Peacock Bass
:: Speckled Peacock Bass
:: Spotted Peacock Bass
:: Redeye Bass
:: Roanoke Bass
:: Rock Bass
:: Shoal Bass
:: Smallmouth Bass
:: Spotted Bass
:: Striped Bass
:: Suwannee Bass
:: White Bass
:: Whiterock Bass
:: Yellow Bass


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Additional Species

There are numerous bass species and sub-species and BassFishing-Gurus provides information, tips, tricks, etc., on the most common.

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