The Australian bass is a small to medium-sized, primarily freshwater species of fish found in coastal rivers and streams along the east coast of Australia. It is a member of the family Percichthyidae and the genus Macquaria.
Aussie Bass are carnivores that like to feed on insects, insect larvae, shrimp, yabbies and smaller fish. … It’s relatively small size is made up for by their aggressive fight as a sport fish species and out of those species suitable for dams, they are arguably the best eating fish.
Australian bass (Macquaria novemaculeata) are found in south-eastern coastal rivers from the Mary River in southern Queensland to Gippsland Lakes in Victoria. Bass are found in eastern draining rivers and their upper estuaries. Bass spend most of their juvenile and adult life in freshwater.
Bass fishing is the activity of angling for the North American gamefish known colloquially as the black bass. There are numerous black bass species considered as gamefish in North America, including largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass or Kentucky bass, and Guadalupe bass.
When it comes to catching bass, every season has its opportunities and challenges. Fishing can come alive in the dead of winter on a mild afternoon, but spring and fall usually present the best action.
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