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Tennessee State Sport Fish:

Small-mouth bass - click to see all state fish
Small-mouth bass photo © Brian Jorg / CritterZone:
Animal - Wildlife - Nature Stock Photograph (used by permission).
See All State Fish & Aquatic Symbols.

Smallmouth Bass

Tennessee designated the smallmouth bass as official state game fish in 2005. Tennessee recognizes a state commercial fish as well (the channel catfish).

Largemouth Bass

The largemouth bass (or bigmouth) can be found in most lakes and streams of Tennessee and was chosen as the official state sport fish in 1988 (expired in - 2005).

Largemouth bass - click to see all state fish
Largemouth bass photo from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers:
Harry S. Truman Lake. See All State Fish & Aquatic Symbols.
Largemouth bass - click to see all state fish
Largemouth bass photo © Brian Jorg / CritterZone:
Animal - Wildlife - Nature Stock Photography
(used by permission).
See All State Fish.
Source:
State Symbols - STATE ANIMALS: Tennessee Dept. of State
small mouth bass : Tennessee Wildlife Management
Links:
All State Fish & Aquatic Symbols

    

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