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:
Four species of black bass occur in Florida's fresh waters. The most popular is the Florida largemouth bass, which can grow to larger than 20 pounds.

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