(1.5) BASS: Bass Fishing: Black Bass Length, Girth, & Weight Data

Ocklawahaman Paul Nosca and Bass Fishing
Black Bass Length, Girth, & Weight Data

An Information, Opinion, Photos, & Sources Report
Compiled by Ocklawahaman Paul Nosca
Created: 13 July 2015

BLACK BASS varieties include:  Choctaw, Guadalupe, largemouth, redeye, shoal, smallmouth, spotted, and Suwannee bass

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Largemouth bass caught on a spinnerbait while fishing a By-God, Real-Florida natural free-flowing river from my canoe

Largemouth bass caught on a buzzbait while fishing a By-God, Real-Florida natural lily pad-covered lake from my canoe



My analysis of hundreds of reported black bass catches with length, girth, and weight published data seems to reveal these findings:

29 to 29.7-inch length bass with 20.5 to 26.5-inch girths can weigh from about 13.2 to 18.8 pounds (15 to 17 pounds average)

28 to 28.5-inch length bass with 20 to 25-inch girths can weigh from about 13.1 to 17.5 pounds (13.5 to 14.5 pounds average)

27 to 27.5-inch length bass with 14 to 23-inch girths can weigh from about 8.8 to 16 pounds (12 to 13 pounds average)

26 to 26.75-inch length bass with 15 to 24-inch girths can weigh from about 8.1 to 15.9 pounds (10 to 11 pounds average)

25 to 25.875-inch length bass with 16.25 to 22.25-inch girths can weigh from about 8 to 12.6 pounds (9 to 10 pounds average)

24 to 24.5-inch length bass with 16 to 20.75-inch girths can weigh from about 6.75 to 10.1 pounds (8 to 8.5 pounds average)

23 to 23.75-inch length bass with 14.5 to 19.75-inch girths can weigh from about 5.5 to 8.4 pounds (6 to 7.5 pounds average)

22 to 22.75-inch length bass with 13.5 to 17.625-inch girths can weigh from about 5 to 8.3 pounds (5.5 to 6 pounds average)

21 to 21.75-inch length bass with 12 to 17-inch girths can weigh from about 4.1 to 6 pounds (4.5 to 5 pounds average)

20 to 20.75-inch length bass with 11.33 to 16-inch girths can weigh from about 3.5 to 6.1 pounds (4 to 4.25 pounds average)

19 to 19.5-inch length bass with 12.25 to 17-inch girths can weigh from about 3.3 to 5.2 pounds (3.5 to 3.75 pounds average)

18 to 18.75-inch length bass with 11 to 15.1-inch girths can weigh from about 2.5 to 4.25 pounds (3 to 3.25 pounds average)

17 to 17.75-inch length bass with 9.75 to 14.25-inch girths can weigh from about 2.3 to 3.6 pounds (2.5 to 2.75 pounds average)




Black Bass LENGTH, GIRTH, and (reported) WEIGHT Data Chart edition 7/13/15.
 
Note:  "CALC POUNDS" (far right in italics) calculation equals
LENGTH x LENGTH x GIRTH / 1200 (method recommended by FL FWC)
LENGTH and GIRTH is in INCHES
 http://legacy.myfwc.com/fish/
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %
32.528.522 - 0422.2525.0911.30%
312720 - 0220.12521.626.93%
3022.517 - 0417.2516.88-2.22%
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %
29.72316 - 0816.516.912.41%
29.526.518 - 1318.812519.222.11%
29.521.2514 - 001415.419.15%
29.122518 - 1118.687517.67-5.78%
2920.513 - 0313.187514.378.21%
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %
28.522.515 - 0215.12515.230.69%
28.252314 - 0614.37515.306.02%
282517 - 0817.516.33-7.14%
282214 - 1114.687514.37-2.19%
282013 - 01.613.113.07-0.26%
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %
27.52316 - 001614.49-10.38%
27.518.511 - 0811.511.661.36%
27.252214 - 0814.513.61-6.51%
2722.8814 - 1514.937513.90-7.47%
2722.515 - 001513.67-9.74%
272214 - 1414.87513.37-11.30%
2721.6611 - 1511.937513.169.28%
272112 - 001212.765.94%
272110 - 1410.87512.7614.76%
2719.511 - 0311.187511.855.56%
271812 - 0312.187510.94-11.45%
271810 - 0910.562510.943.41%
2717.510 - 0110.062510.635.35%
2717.59 - 099.562510.6310.05%
27148 - 138.81258.51-3.62%
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %
26.7519.511 - 01.611.111.634.54%
26.75168 - 138.81259.547.63%
26.52415 - 1515.937514.05-13.47%
26.52112 - 1312.812512.29-4.26%
26.52112 - 0212.12512.291.34%
26.520.2512 - 04.812.311.85-3.79%
26.519.37510 - 1010.62511.346.29%
26.5189 - 059.312510.5311.59%
26.5178 - 098.56259.9513.93%
26.5178 - 088.59.9514.56%
26.252211 - 0511.312512.6310.45%
26.1252314 - 13.714.8562513.08-13.57%
2623.2513 - 04.813.313.10-1.55%
262113 - 0813.511.83-14.12%
262110 - 0410.2511.8313.36%
2620.2513 - 001311.41-13.96%
26209 - 139.812511.2712.91%
2619.510 - 0510.312510.996.12%
261910 - 1510.937510.70-2.19%
261910 - 0810.510.701.90%
261910 - 0210.12510.705.40%
26199 - 099.562510.7010.66%
2618.510 - 0210.12510.422.85%
2618.59 - 099.562510.428.24%
261810 - 001010.141.38%
26189 - 00910.1411.24%
26179 - 099.56259.580.15%
26179 - 089.59.580.80%
26178 - 078.43759.5811.90%
26178 - 028.1259.5815.16%
26168 - 108.6259.014.31%
26159 - 069.3758.45-10.95%
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %
25.87517.58 - 088.59.7612.94%
25.7516.758 - 028.1259.2612.21%
25.522.2512 - 1112.687512.06-5.23%
25.519.2511 - 0611.37510.43-9.05%
25.519.259 - 089.510.438.93%
25.518.759 - 079.437510.167.11%
25.518.59 - 089.510.025.23%
25.518.258 - 128.759.8911.52%
25.5189 - 029.1259.756.45%
25.5189 - 0099.757.73%
25.517.759 - 139.81259.62-2.02%
25.517.58 - 01.68.19.4814.58%
25.5179 - 019.06259.211.62%
25.2520.510 - 0210.12510.897.04%
25.2519.2510 - 0410.2510.23-0.22%
25.251810 - 0510.31259.56-7.83%
25.2516.258 - 098.56258.630.82%
25.12517.58 - 048.259.2110.38%
2520.59 - 129.7510.688.68%
2518.258 - 078.43759.5111.23%
251810 - 00109.38-6.67%
25189 - 089.59.38-1.33%
25188 - 108.6259.388.00%
25188 - 0089.3814.67%
2517.59 - 029.1259.11-0.11%
2517.58 - 088.59.116.74%
2517.258 - 138.81258.981.91%
25179 - 029.1258.85-3.06%
25178 - 098.56258.853.29%
25178 - 088.58.854.00%
25178 - 078.43758.854.71%
25178 - 038.18758.857.53%
2516.758 - 018.06258.727.58%
2516.58 - 038.18758.594.73%
2516.58 - 0088.596.91%
2516.258 - 028.1258.464.00%
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %
24.520.7510 - 0210.12510.382.45%
24.5208 - 158.937510.0010.66%
24.518.59 - 019.06259.252.07%
24.5188 - 138.81259.002.12%
24.5188 - 028.1259.009.76%
24.5178 - 04.88.38.502.39%
24.5166 - 126.758.0015.66%
24.375178 - 108.6258.42-2.47%
24.252010 - 0210.1259.80-3.31%
24.2516.58 - 088.58.09-5.12%
24.125188 - 098.56258.731.92%
24.125188 - 018.06258.737.65%
24.12517.1258 - 148.8758.31-6.85%
24209 - 039.18759.604.30%
2419.59 - 059.31259.360.51%
24198 - 028.1259.1210.91%
24198 - 0089.1212.28%
24189 - 14.49.98.64-14.58%
24187 - 11.27.78.6410.88%
2417.758 - 028.1258.524.64%
2417.58 - 058.31258.401.04%
2417.1258 - 0088.222.68%
24178 - 048.258.16-1.10%
24178 - 028.1258.160.43%
24177 - 06.47.48.169.31%
2416.57 - 037.18757.929.25%
24168 - 01.68.17.68-5.47%
24168 - 0087.68-4.17%
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %
23.7516.757 - 09.67.67.873.47%
23.7516.57 - 09.67.67.762.01%
23.7516.256 - 086.57.6414.90%
23.75168 - 028.1257.52-8.03%
23.5198 - 04.88.38.745.08%
23.5187 - 12.87.88.285.84%
23.517.58 - 028.1258.05-0.89%
23.517.58 - 018.06258.05-0.11%
23.5178 - 028.1257.82-3.85%
23.516.57 - 017.06257.596.99%
23.2519.758 - 03.28.28.907.83%
23.25187 - 09.67.68.116.27%
23.25156 - 0066.7611.20%
23.125188 - 078.43758.02-5.19%
23178 - 03.28.27.49-9.42%
23177 - 087.57.49-0.08%
2316.256 - 036.18757.1613.63%
23166 - 066.3757.059.62%
23156 - 06.46.46.613.21%
23155 - 145.8756.6111.15%
2314.55 - 085.56.3913.96%
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %
22.7517.258 - 04.88.37.44-11.56%
22.6316.256 - 146.8756.930.86%
22.515.255 - 085.56.4314.51%
22.514.55 - 085.56.1210.09%
22.5145 - 095.56255.915.82%
22.5145 - 085.55.916.88%
22.2515.756 - 076.43756.500.93%
2217.6258 - 018.06257.11-13.42%
2216.57 - 067.3756.66-10.82%
22166 - 026.1256.455.09%
2215.56 - 06.46.46.25-2.37%
2215.56 - 04.86.36.25-0.77%
2215.55 - 095.56256.2511.02%
2215.55 - 065.3756.2514.02%
2215.55 - 055.31256.2515.02%
2215.256 - 04.86.36.15-2.43%
2215.255 - 11.25.76.157.33%
22155 - 075.43756.0510.12%
22155 - 035.18756.0514.26%
2214.755 - 11.25.75.954.19%
2214.755 - 105.6255.955.45%
2214.755 - 085.55.957.55%
2214.56 - 06.46.45.85-9.43%
2214.55 - 085.55.855.96%
2213.55 - 14.45.95.45-8.36%
2213.55 - 0055.458.17%
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %
21.7514.255 - 0055.6210.99%
21.75145 - 0055.529.40%
21.514.256 - 0065.49-9.31%
21.5134 - 084.55.0110.14%
21.2515.55 - 12.85.85.830.56%
21.2515.55 - 125.755.831.42%
21175 - 09.65.66.2510.36%
2115.255 - 045.255.606.32%
2114.55 - 085.55.33-3.21%
2113.54 - 124.754.964.26%
21134 - 024.1254.7813.66%
21124 - 04.84.34.412.49%
21124 - 024.1254.416.46%
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %
20.75165 - 11.25.75.740.71%
20.75154 - 14.44.95.388.96%
20.75154 - 094.56255.3815.23%
20.5165 - 09.65.65.600.06%
20.515.56 - 02.566.165.43-13.48%
20.5144 - 084.54.908.22%
20.5144 - 044.254.9013.32%
20.513.54 - 064.3754.737.46%
20.513.54 - 014.06254.7314.07%
20.512.754 - 0044.4710.42%
20.314.44 - 084.494.959.20%
20.25145 - 01.65.14.78-6.60%
20.19144 - 084.54.765.38%
2015.55 - 0055.173.23%
20155 - 01.65.15.00-2.00%
2014.54 - 12.84.84.830.69%
20144 - 144.8754.67-4.46%
20144 - 0044.6714.29%
2013.754 - 034.18754.588.64%
2013.54 - 024.1254.508.33%
2013.54 - 0044.5011.11%
2013.53 - 143.8754.5013.89%
2013.254 - 04.84.34.422.64%
20134 - 054.31254.330.48%
20134 - 034.18754.333.37%
20134 - 024.1254.334.81%
20134 - 0044.337.69%
2012.883 - 113.68754.2914.11%
20123 - 103.6254.009.38%
2011.333 - 093.56253.785.67%
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %
19.5175 - 03.25.25.393.47%
19.512.53 - 083.53.9611.64%
19.512.53 - 073.43753.9613.21%
19.2512.53 - 103.6253.866.09%
19.2512.253 - 11.23.73.782.19%
1913.754 - 014.06254.141.79%
1912.753 - 113.68753.843.86%
1912.53 - 083.53.766.93%
1912.53 - 063.3753.7610.25%
1912.253 - 053.31253.6910.11%
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %
18.75133 - 133.81253.81-0.10%
18.7512.53 - 043.253.6611.25%
18.7512.253 - 073.43753.594.22%
18.513.253 - 083.53.787.38%
18.25133 - 023.1253.6113.39%
18.2512.753 - 03.23.23.549.57%
18.215.14 - 044.254.17-1.96%
18144 - 0043.78-5.82%
1813.53 - 063.3753.657.41%
18133 - 01.63.13.5111.68%
1812.53 - 03.23.23.385.19%
18123 - 06.43.43.24-4.94%
18122 - 142.8753.2411.27%
1811.52 - 112.68753.1113.45%
18112 - 082.52.9715.82%
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %
17.7513.53 - 09.63.63.54-1.57%
17.7511.252 - 122.752.956.90%
17.512.253 - 0033.134.04%
17.511.752 - 09.62.63.0013.30%
17.511.52 - 102.6252.9310.56%
17.2514.253 - 06.43.43.533.78%
17.25123 - 0032.98-0.82%
17.2511.52 - 09.62.62.858.82%
1712.752 - 132.81253.078.41%
17122 - 112.68752.897.01%
1711.252 - 102.6252.713.11%
17112 - 062.3752.6510.35%
17112 - 062.3752.6510.35%
179.752 - 06.42.42.35-2.21%
LENGTHGIRTHPOUNDS - OUNCESPOUNDS ="CALC POUNDS"DIF + - %





REFERENCE AS:  Nosca, P. 2015. "Ocklawahaman Paul Nosca and bass fishing: black bass length, girth, and weight data" webpage report. "Paul Nosca's bass fishing photos" website homepage. Paul Nosca, Eureka, FL.  https://sites.google.com/site/paulnoscasbassfishingphotos/bass-fishing-black-bass-length---girth---weight-data 
 

 
 
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