Watchdog or uh… fish

We’ve mentioned male parental care in fish before, (Daddy Daycare) but we recently witnessed this smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieui) guarding its nest while diving in a Central Read More…

Bountiful bass

The Oakdale rotary screw trap (RST) was installed on October 11 to monitor the pulse flow on the Stanislaus River that occurred from October 14 through October Read More…

High elevation smallmouth

This smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) was photographed yesterday in a small mountain reservoir at an elevation over 5,600 feet. Due to their preference for cooler water than Read More…

Who’s who…

Bluegill and redear sunfish are common fish belonging to the centrachid family, a group of similar fish that includes crappie, largemouth bass, and smallmouth bass, among others. Read More…