- 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.
To inform and educate anglers, boaters and the general public about natural resource conservation and enhancement.
The Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council is a nonprofit advocacy organization whose members are concerned about the present and future of sport fishing and its economic benefits in the Great Lakes, adjoining waters and in protecting and enhancing the regional sport fishery and its wetlands, habitat and environment