- Black sea bass have dangerously sharp spines on their dorsal fin that can puncture human skin.
- The all-tackle world record for black sea bass is 9 pounds, 8 ounces.
- When hooked in deep water and brought quickly to the surface, a black sea bass will often regurgitate its stomach contents.
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Illinois Department of Natural Resources
524 South Second Street
The Department has established a Disabled Outdoor Opportunities program. The main objectives of this program are to mainstream DNR programs and facilities to better meet the needs of the individuals they represent and to identify and eliminate barriers to participation. A number of fishing events are held each year for disabled individuals. For more info contact Jay Williams or e-mail.