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Science Name: Pomoxis nigromaculatus
Other Names: sun fish, speckled perch, specks, papermouth, bachelor perch, calico bass, strawberry bass, or white perch
Ideal Temp: 70 to 75
World Record: 4 lbs. 8 ounces Kerr Lake
Environment: river and lakes
Techniques: light tackle, cassting, fly fishing
Range: Most of U.S and Canada