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Largemouth Bass: An Oklahoma Favorite Featured

Written by Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
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Katelyn Shupert catches a nice Largemouth Bass at Longmire Lake. Katelyn Shupert catches a nice Largemouth Bass at Longmire Lake. Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

Largemouth bass fishing in Oklahoma is a favorite among anglers due to the fish's aggressive strikes and acrobatic fights. They are known for their diverse habitat and can be found in lakes, rivers, and ponds across the state.

Largemouth bass are ambush predators that like to hide in brush, rock piles, grass or any other type of structure that provides good cover. Techniques such as flipping and pitching jigs around brush piles and using crankbaits along rocky shorelines are particularly effective. The use of lures such as plastic worms and spinnerbaits near submerged logs and weed beds can also be effective. 

Just remember that patience, persistence, and adapting your techniques to the bass's behavior will increase your chances of a successful catch. 

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