Keeping Florida bass pure

When it comes to bass genetics, pure Floridas are the thing

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Ken Duke

Ken Duke

Ken Duke is the Managing Editor of Fishing Tackle Retailer and the author of two books on bass fishing. Follow him on Twitter @thinkbass.

When you've got a good thing going, you have to fight to keep it. That's the way the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission feels about the pure strain Florida largemouth bass. The purity of the strain is so important in the Sunshine State and the rest of the bass world, that Florida is using DNA testing to maintain the integrity of the species. 

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