Bass have excellent vision, hearing and sense of smell making them formidable predators. These fish have been known to prey on animals that are up to half their own body length.

While native to the eastern United States they have been introduced to waterways throughout the U.S. and are a popular fish with anglers.

North America

At A Glance


Lakes, ponds, reservoirs, streams


Invertebrates, frogs, fish, small birds and mammals, baby alligators


Freshwater in Eastern U.S.