Waters where found: Freshwater lakes, rivers, and streams from very shallow to very deep; Almost every U.S. state and Canadian province, more abundant in northern states and Canada
Description: Bullet-shaped yellow body with 6–8 vertical black bars on sides Record Weight: 4 lbs. 3 oz.
Average Weight: 4–12 oz.
Best bait: Almost any small spoon or jig, any small live bait or prepared bait, cut bait