Morone saxatilis. Standard Temperate Basses: 4; Striped Bass. %PDF-1.4 %���� Identifying Yellow, White, Striped and Hybrid Striped Bass The following characteristics may be used in identifying species: White Bass A Stripes faint, only one extends to tail. Biologists can't be sure of the exact reason why, but it probably is a factor of the lake's age and the changing habitat. ", Senator Lamar Alexander said on Friday that Tennessee will receive significant funding this year from the Great American Outdoors Act – legislation the senator sponsored and the president signed ... (click for more), The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is announcing it is accepting grant applications for fishing programs, activities, and classes which bring fishing programs to educate and engage Hispanic ... (click for more), The Master Gardeners of Hamilton County, in association with the University of Tennessee Extension, continue their public gardening classes online via Zoom during the current pandemic. Earlier this year Hamilton County employees were notified that "due to COVID-19" there would be no raises for employees of any kind this year. Bush Vamos A Pescar Education Fund was established in 2014 by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation. h�b``�b``�a``༸�01�TQ-(f`Pff�a`���ˠ�%(b��}��F�†��d���j������8��h��f&^a F�Lw��D��1�6�`ld�rV2a��]�A��,���u���l� ��+*H3�z� ��"� endstream endobj 5 0 obj <>>> endobj 6 0 obj <>/ExtGState<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB]/Properties<>>>/XObject<>>>/Rotate 0/TrimBox[0.0 0.0 612.0 792.0]/Type/Page>> endobj 7 0 obj <> endobj 8 0 obj <> endobj 9 0 obj <> endobj 10 0 obj <> endobj 11 0 obj [/ICCBased 20 0 R] endobj 12 0 obj <>stream Here are some basics. 0000410317 00000 n ... (click for more), A few weeks ago we learned that Sheriff Jim Hammond was asking for a second raise. There was the unmistakable "tunk" on the end of the rod. 0000528126 00000 n They are small, but tasty. White bass have separated dorsal fins, the second anal spine is one-third the length of the head, and the seven longitudinal stripes under the dorsal fins are solid. Yellow bass are so common and prolific that they are actually recognized as a "commercial" species in Tennessee. 0000426638 00000 n The best time of the year to catch these little fighters is in early spring, April and May. 0000531104 00000 n Many anglers have a difficult time distinguishing the differences amongst the bass family, and just about any fish with stripes is often called a “striped bass.” Striped bass, white bass and yellow bass all have stripes and look fairly similar when they’re the same size. There was one more death from the virus in the county since Friday, bringing the total to 153. 0000415655 00000 n 0000003728 00000 n At 16-1/2", 2 pounds 8 ounces, I broke by 15 ounces the state record that had stood for 26 years. 0000421747 00000 n Needless to say, I didn't eat this one! 0000414501 00000 n B Body deep, more than 1/3 length. H��WKo7���>���� �'Z E�.�D���;.�[�z�A��Ȏ9�!/�]r���� ���\l�S,�j�%��R�o����\}pA������Z�^�5��TBHٙ-%���V���w��=�sz����SG���Qk>gr������%1�O�J+�6e���VЁhC�J R���. They are found frequently in the tailwater areas of Nickajack, Chickamauga and Watts Bar, but again, rarely are they found in large numbers in the main section of Chickamauga. 0000003693 00000 n Unfortunately, the white bass has not garnered this reputation. White bass (Morone chrysops): Area anglers frequently refer to white bass as "stripe." 0000416497 00000 n The point is, if you can go fishing with minnows or jigs on Chickamauga Lake right now and NOT catch yellow bass, I would suggest you carefully examine your fishing skills (or lack thereof). A: Stripes distinct, broken above anal fin. Yellow bass (Morone mississippiensis) seem to have taken over the white bass's niche in most of Chickamauga lake. There have been 13 more deaths from the virus, for a total of 4,554, said state Health Department officials. The yellow bass differs further from the white bass by having nine to ten anal rays in comparison to eleven or thirteen. Yellow bass are far smaller than their first cousins, the white bass. I guess Mr. Hammond didnt get that memo about no raises. However now they are few and far between. 0000001196 00000 n We probably caught 80 yesterday, maybe a hundred. To 9 '', 2 ozs., taken in Parksville Lake in Polk in! 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