White Bass are found statewide in cool to warm water habitats of the Missouri River and its impoundments, larger tributaries, and some glacial lakes. White Bass are a schooling fish that are most often found in pools in rivers and the open mid-water portions of lakes and impoundments. It feeds on fishes, insects and crustaceans.
White Bass are laterally compressed with deep bodies, a yellow eye and one tooth patch on the back of the tongue. It is silver-white in color with 5-7 dark, horizontal stripes and two dorsal fins, the first with 9 spines and the second with one spine followed by soft rays.
Statewide: 25 of any combination of white bass and rock bass.
MN/SD Border waters: No limit white bass; 20 rock bass.