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Butterfly Peacock Habitat

Butterfly Peacock prefer still waters or slow moving waters like those from the Amazon and Orinoco watersheds especially lagoons.   Important Note: They’ll avoid fast moving water and moderately fast moving water including...

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Butterfly Peacock Distribution

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...

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Butterfly Peacock Feeding

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...

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Spotted Bass Distribution

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...

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Australian Bass Night Fishing

The Australian Bass is an active night feeder like most freshwater bass. It roams far and wide at night which is in sharp contrast to how they spend their time during the day, hiding in their habitat and only striking at prey...

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Peacock Bass Fishing

Have you ever heard of the Peacock Bass? If the answer is no, then you are 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 are...

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Yellow Bass An Introduction

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,...

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Yellow Bass Features and Size

Most of the yellow bass’s growth occurs in the first three years of growth with the average growth for the first three years being 1.5 inches per year. Features Yellow Bass are shaped very similar to that of the White Bass...

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Yellow Bass Spring Fishing

Use lures and baits that resemble small insects, minnows, small shad, small Sunfish, insects and insect larvae. Yellow Bass fishing techniques vary from summer and winter mainly due to changes in their environment. They operate...

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Yellow Bass Summer Fishing

Lures and baits that resemble small insects, fathead minnows, golden shinners, gizzard shad and other small baitfish including other young predatory fish. Yellow Bass summer techniques are based on deep water fishing in the...

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Yellow Bass Winter Fishing

Use a sonar device to locate a school of these fish will help become more successful. Temperature Yellow Bass winter techniques differ quite a bit from summer and fall techniques. In the winter months, Yellow Bass prefer water...

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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.

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