Lake Singletary Watershed Association
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Large Mouth Bass
Facts
Science Name: 
Micropterus Salmoides
Other Names:
Black Bass, Florida Bass,
Green Bass, Bigmouth,
Bucketmouth
Ideal Temp:
65 to 75
World Record:
22 lbs. 4 ozs. GA
Environment: 
Streams, Rivers, Lakes
Rainbow Trout
Facts
Science Name:
Oncorhynchus Mykiss 
Other Names:
Bow, Redsides, Red-band
Trout, Silver Trout,
Steelhead, Kamloops
Ideal Temp:
55 to 70
World Record:
42 lbs. 2 ozs. AK
Environment:
Streams, Lakes, Coastal
Horned Pout
Facts
Science Name: 
Ameiurus Nebulosus
Other Names:
Catfish, Creek Cat, Mud
Cat, Brown Bullhead, Red
Cat, Speckled Cat
 
Ideal Temp:
74 to 85
World Record:
6 lbs 1 ozs. NY
Environment: 
Rivers, Lakes
Yellow Perch
Facts
Science Name: 
Perca Flavescens  
Other Names:
Lake Perch, Ringed Perch
 
Ideal Temp:
60 to 70
World Record:
 4 lbs. 3 ozs. NJ
Environment: 
Rivers, Lakes 
Blue Gill
Facts
Science Name:
Lepomis Macrochirus
Other Names:
Bream, Blue Bream, Sun
Perch, Blue Sunfish,
Copperhead, Copperbelly,
Roach
Ideal Temp:
70 to 75
World Record:
4 lbs. 12 ozs. AL 
Environment: 
Streams, Rivers, Lakes
Calico Bass
Facts
Science Name:
Pomoxis Nigromaculatus
Other Names:
Black Crappy, Speckled
Perch, Specks, Papermouth,
Bachelor Perch, Calico Bass,
Strawberry Bass
Ideal Temp:
70 to 75
World Record:
5 lbs. 1 ozs.
Environment: 
Rivers, Lakes 
Crayfish
 
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Snails
 
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Smallmouth Bass
Facts
Science Name: 
Micropterus Dolomieu
Other Names:
Bronzeback, Brown Bass,
Black Bass, Oswego Bass,
Green Trout, Redeye
Ideal Temp:
60 to 70
World Record:
10 lbs. 14 ozs. TN
Environment: 
Streams, Rivers, Lakes
Brown Trout
Facts
Science Name: 
Salmo Trutta
Other Names:
German Brown, Loch Leven
Trout, Brownie, Sea Trout
 
Ideal Temp:
56 to 66
 World Record:
40 lbs. 4 ozs. AK
Environment: 
Streams, Lakes 
Chain Pickerel
Facts
Science Name: 
Esox Niger
Other Names:
Pike, River Pike, Grass Pike,
Jack, Jackfish, Eastern
Pickerel, Chainsides, Mud
Pickerel
Ideal Temp:
60 to 70
World Record:
9 lbs. 6 ozs. GA
Environment: 
Rivers, Lakes 
White Perch
Facts
Science Name: 
Morone Americana
Other Names:
Perch, Silver Perch, Blue-
Nose Perch, Grey Perch
Ideal Temp:
60 to 70
World Record:
4 lbs. 12 ozs. TN
Environment: 
Rivers, Lakes
Sunfish
Facts
Science Name:
Lepomis Auritus
Other Names:
Yellowbelly Sunfish, Longear
Bream, Redbreasted Bream
 
 
Ideal Temp:
78 to 84
World Record:
1 lbs. 12 ozs. FL
Environment: 
Streams, Rivers, Lakes
Alewife
Facts
Science Name: 
Alosa Pseudoharengus
Other Names:
River Herring, Sawbelly,
Kyak, Branch Herring,
Freshwater Herring
 
Ideal Temp:
60 to 70
World Record:
 
Environment: 
Streams, Rivers, Lakes
Salamander
 
COMING SOON !
  
Mussels
 
COMING SOON !