International Game Fish Association

The International Game Fish Association is a not-for-profit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices through science, education, rule making and record keeping.

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bass, spotted
(Micropterus punctulatus)


(Rafinesque, 1819); CENTRARCHIDAE FAMILY; also called Kentucky bass, Kentucky spotted bass, northern spotted bass, Alabama spotted bass, Wichita spotted bass, black bass There are three recognized subspecies of the spotted bass: the northern spotted bass (Micropterus punctulatus punctulatus), the Alabama spotted bass (Micropterus p. henshalli), and the Wichita spotted bass (Micropterus p. wichitae). Spotted bass can be found throughout the central and lower Mississippi basin to the Gulf of Mexico (from Texas to the Florida panhandle), including Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky and other...Read More

All-Tackle Records
WeightLocationCatch DateAngler 
5.1 kg (11 lb 4 oz)New Bullards Bar Reservoir, California, USA12-Feb-2017Nick DulleckRecord Details