- any freshwater American game fish of the genus Micropterus.
Origin of black bass
Examples from the Web for black bass
Historical Examples of black bass
The black-bass is called "trout" to this day in the Southern states.
As a game-fish the black-bass has come into his inheritance.
I was once one of a party of black-bass fishers on a lake in Wisconsin.
How high can a black-bass leap from the water, do you think?
This was known as the "black-bass ground," and large numbers of these fish were caught there every season.Frank, the Young Naturalist
- any of several predatory North American percoid freshwater game fishes of the genus Micropterus : family Centrarchidae (sunfishes, etc)