Fishing Glossary Y

year class – Fish of a given species that were all spawned in the same year or at the same time.

yellow bass – A specific species in the true bass family. In Arizona, yellow bass are found in Apache, Canyon and Saguaro lakes along the Salt River.

yellow cat – a flathead catfish.

young-of-the-year – refers to fish in their first year of life, often referring to immature fish.