Peacock Bass (Butterfly Bass)
- Top Record:
- FL State Record - 9lb 8 oz IGFA World Record - 12lbs 6 oz (Venezuala)
- Conventional and Fly - top water, poppers, crank and jig baits, shinners, epoxy minnows and pencil poppers. Will not take imitation worms.
Introduced to Florida waters in 1984, Peacock Bass have become a top pursuit for freshwater anglers in southern Florida. As a native tropical species they are only able to survive in the canals and waterways of Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties.