yellow bass

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n yellow bass North American freshwater bass resembling the larger marine striped bass
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Yellow bass (Zoöl) a North American fresh-water bass (Morone interrupta) native of the lower parts of the Mississippi and its tributaries. It is yellow, with several more or less broken black stripes or bars. Called also barfish.
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Usage

In literature:

This and the grass bass and yellow perch may be put together in the same pond.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
The large-mouthed bass and pickerel are usually ranked about with the yellow perch.
"Woodcraft and Camping" by George Washington Sears (Nessmuk)
The Yellow Bass is sometimes called the Bar-fish.
"Fast Nine" by Alan Douglas
The yellow-bass might be called a cousin of the white-bass, though it belongs to a different genus.
"Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others" by James Alexander Henshall
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In news:

Lake Erie yellow perch fishing continued to dominate the angling action around northern Ohio again this week, with good catches from the Bass Islands to Conneaut.
Q&A with Aaron Glaser, bass player and vocalist for Yellow Dubmarine.
Several miles from the nearest striped bass, smallmouth bass or brook trout, a short man with a floppy hat unfurled a bright yellow fly line through the air in tight loops, its flight illuminated by an unseasonably warm March sun.
The 115-acre lake at Independence Grove Forest Preserve , one of 16 fishing locations in the district, is stocked with musky, northern pike, black crappie, largemouth bass, channel catfish, walleye, bluegill and yellow perch.
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