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striped bass

[bas] /bæs/
noun
1.
an important American game fish, Morone saxatilis, having blackish stripes along each side.
Also called striper.
Origin of striped bass
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism
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  • The striped-bass group, or sub-family (Labracinoe), is composed of some of our best game-fishes.

    Fishing With The Fly Charles F. Orvis and Others
  • A good rod for sheepshead fishing is the natural bamboo rod, known as the striped-bass chum rod.

    Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others James Alexander Henshall
  • A striped-bass rod and tackle are suitable, as it is a strong and powerful fish, making extraordinary leaps when hooked.

    Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others James Alexander Henshall
  • That the striped-bass is a game-fish of high degree goes without saying.

    Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others James Alexander Henshall

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