Largemouth Bass – 7/11/15

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 7/11/15

Observation Time: 2:00 p.m.

Observation Location: Lake Massapoag

Common Name: Largemouth bass

Scientific Name: Micropterus salmoides

Comments: There are some big largemouth bass in Lake Massapoag, which also supports a population of smallmouth bass. Largemouth bass are also present in smaller ponds in Sharon but smallmouth bass require cool, clear water so they are found only in the spring-fed waters of Lake Massapoag.

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