Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Bass

Freshwater

There are millions of acres of lakes, rivers and canals and over 1.2 million registered fresh water anglers in the state! FWC biologists work hard to study, protect, and conserve Florida's fresh water resources.





FWC Facts:
Sunshine bass are bred at FWC hatcheries by crossing white bass with striped bass. Approximately 1 million sunshine bass are stocked in Florida each year.

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