Origin of rock bass
Examples from the Web for rock bass
She could remain in the cabin of the motor boat while the others were fishing off the rocks for tautog and rock-bass.Ruth Fielding at Lighthouse Point|Alice B. Emerson
In angling for the warmouth, the same rods and tackle mentioned under the head of rock-bass are well suited.
The rock-bass was first described by the French naturalist, Rafinesque, in 1817, while travelling in America.
I have no doubt but the tackle recommended for the rock-bass would be just as effective for this fish, with similar baits.
The rock-bass is an attractive-looking fish, and for its size is very pugnacious.