Distinguishing Features - Brown-gold colouring, fading to whitish on belly. Sides patterned with small dark brown spots. Bright red eyes.
Size - Maximum Weight - 225 g (1/2 lb).
Found throughout NW Ontario to Manitoba border in vegetated and rocky areas of rivers, streams and lakes.
A favourite of young anglers, the rock bass is found in schools around docks, feeding on aquatic insects, crayfish and minnows.
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