The Butterfly Peacock Bass is native to tropical America through much of the Amazon and Orinoco watersheds. While there are 4 distinct types of Peacock Bass, with the Butterfly being one of 3 we cover here, some fish biologists...Read More
Peacock Bass offer a much more aggressive fight than any largemouth or smallmouth bass can offer. Natural Baits The Butterfly Peacock Bass prefer baitfish over insects and crustaeceans. Typical bait fish for the Butterfly...Read More
The Butterfly Peacock Bass is also known as the butterfly pavon, pavon mariposa, pavon amarillo, pavon tres estrellas, marichapa in Spanish and tucunare in Portuguese. How to recognize a Butterfly Peacock These are the most...Read More
The Spotted Bass’ native habitat is the lower Mississippi river drainage area, but it has expanded through the Mississippi valley waterways. Through introduction, the spotted bass has been introduced to California and as...Read More
The Australian bass (Macquaria novemaculeata) is a member of the Percichthyidae family and not at all similar to the North American Smallmouth or Largemouth. As it’s name implies, the Australian Bass is native to...Read More
The Australian Bass is an active night feeder, like most freshwater bass, and roams far and wide at night. This is in sharp contrast to how they spend their time during the day. They hide in their habitat only striking at prey...Read More
Have you ever heard of the Peacock Bass? If the answer is no, then you’re missing out. The peacocks are like no other fresh water fish in terms of ferocity and fight with only the largemouth bass coming close. There...Read More
Yellow Bass enjoy a variety of prey fish like fathead minnows, golden shiners and small gizzard shad. Yellow Bass (Morone Mississippiensis) is known by the names Barfish, Brassy Bass, Stripe, Striped Bass, Streaker, Yellowjack,...Read More
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Smallmouth Bass prefer cool, oxygen rich water.
Therefore, try streams and rivers with fast moving water. Smallmouth can also be found behind brush or other debris and where rocks breach the surface, creating oxygen rich water.