Bass - White Bass

White bass swim upstream in search of spawning locations in the early spring. The males are the first to go up stream usually led by the smaller sized and then the larger ones follow. Then the female white bass begin to make their way up stream in search of a mate. Prior to this run white bass can be found in the creeks and rivers around Toronto and have similar habitat locations to both largemouth and smallmouth. During these runs anglers can enjoy fast paced action. Also some bays and rivers in Toronto have White bass year round. Be sure to check the fishing hotspots to find out which fish are in which body of water.

White bass are great fighting fish and don’t generally go to deeper waters. Fishing for white bass during the summer months may be difficult unless the fish are on the way back down the stream. For lures crank baitsminnow baits and spinners are perfect for catching white bass. For live bait use worms and minnows if live bait is permitted. Look for pockets in rivers that are about five feet deep as this is an idea spot to see a White bass. White bass diet consists of, small fish, frogscrawfish along with some large insects.

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