Florida Peacock Bass are reproducing in great numbers
Recently while fishing I was delighted to see so much life in a Peacock Bass fishing canal. Everywhere I would look almost you would see packs of Butterfly peacock bass fingerlings. This makes me happy to see that the fish are doing good, reproducing and making future trophy peacock bass. I took a few minutes off from fishing to watching this pack of juveniles. What were they doing? Chasing minnows into the cover. Even at the size of your index finger they are hunting machines, very aggressive.
nature is remarkable, just to think that these fish are born from eggs and when they start to swim as fry they are smaller than half an inch in size. Those who grow into fingerlings have a chance to grow into freshwater bruisers one day in the future. The butterfly peacock bass is unique, there are no two alike. They have different markings, spots on their bodies fins, and tail marking
How come some Peacock Bass colors are darker than others?
The colors on the peacock bass depend on where the fish live. You can notice a darker color fish in those living in more stained waters. The fish seem to allot more vibrant and lightly colored in clear water lakes and canals. When fishing for Peacock bass in Florida I like to catch and release. Enjoying this fish for many years to come is furthermore important than keeping one for the dinner plate. Have some kids who would like to take fishing one day? Wouldn’t it be awesome to hook them up on some Florida butterfly peacock bass?
Remember to always have your Florida fishing license up to date, they have various options for both freshwater, saltwater. You can find the Florida fishing license cost online below at the link provided. https://myfwc.com/license/
Additionally, you can get your Florida fishing license at your local Walmart in person, I got mines at Walmart in St Augustine FL.