Large Mouth Bass
Bass, Big-Mouth Black (Large-Mouth Black Bass, Oswego Bass, jumper, Jumping Bass, Leaper, Leaping Bass, Night Bass, Moss Bass, Trout, Chub, Welshman, Marsh Bass, River Bass, Rock Bass, Slough Bass, White Bass, Green Bass, Spotted Bass, Green Perch, Yellow Perch, Black Perch, Speckled Hen, etc.): Caught with a four-ounce or six-ounce fly rod in fly-fishing and a six-ounce or eight-ounce bait rod in bait-fishing. For fly-fishing use a fine line or enameled silk; for bait-fishing use a fine, plain, black, raw-silk line. Let your leader be a fine, round, brown-stained, single gut of twelve feet in length; your reel, a light-weight rubber-andgerman-silver multiplier for bait-fishing and an ordinary common-click rubber reel for fly-fishing. Range: Atlantic slope of the continent east of the Rocky Mountains, occurring in the Great Lakes, the upper part of the St. Lawrence and Mississippi basins, the Red River of the North as far as Manitoba, in latitude 50°, all the rivers of the Southern States, from the James to the St. John, and in the lower streams and bayous connected with the Gulf of Mexico, to Texas, latitude 27°. Weighs up to eight pounds. The appropriate flies and other lures are the same as those enumerated for the Small-Mouth Black Bass.
Randall, Wainwright. The Angler's Guide: a Manual for Campers and Anglers. New York: Field and Stream Pub., 1909. Print.
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