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    Nov 2008
    NewBrunswick Canada

    Default Small Mouth Bass

    Hey guys, Just got conformation we are heading to Edmonton Alberta end
    of july this summer, does anyone know of any lakes handy that a guy could cast a line for a couple of AGGRISIVE small mouth.

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    Default Purple Worm

    A little late, but I am originally from Michigan, and it might sound crazy, but we used to use the Purple Worm and were reeling them in left and right. Hope you had a good trip.

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    The smallmouth bass is generally brown, appearing sometimes as black or green (seldom yellow) with red eyes, and dark brown vertical bands, rather than a horizontal band along the side. There are 13–15 soft rays in the dorsal fin. The upper jaw of smallmouth bass extends to the middle of the eye. The smallmouth's coloration and hue may vary according to environmental variables such as water clarity or diet.

    Males are generally smaller than females. The males tend to range around two pounds, while females can range from three to six pounds. Their average sizes can differ, depending on where they are found; those found in American waters tend to be larger due to the longer summers, which allow them to eat and grow for a longer period of time.

    Their habitat plays a significant role in their color, weight, and shape. River water smallmouth that live in dark water tend to be rather torpedo-shaped and very dark brown to be more efficient for feeding. Lakeside smallmouth bass, however, that live in sandy areas, tend to be a light yellow-brown and are more oval-shaped.
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