So Many Bass! | Ep 12

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September 6, 2023

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If you like to fish, you have probably caught Largemouth Bass and Smallmouth Bass, and maybe you have caught Spotted Bass. But if you are on a quest to catch all the Black Bass (Micropterus spp.), you have a long way to go. In this episode, Wes chats with Steve Sammons, a researcher from Auburn University who has worked with many of the bass species. They’ll discuss the 14 described species of bass and where they can be found, as well as talk about 5 more potential species that may soon be described. The Black Bass Slam just got a whole lot more complicated, so grab a notebook and a map, and join us on this road trip!

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