All spotted bass in rivers part of the Mobile drainage are now a different species.

Alabama Bass

Rivers include Coosa, Tombigbee, Warrior, Alabama and Tenn-Tom waterway. Lots of smaller rivers, anything that drains to Mobile.

Any spot caught on Bay Springs Lake that has a chance to be a record will most likely be tested to see if it's a KY, AL or hybrid.
Official BTR Scorer in NW Alabama and southern middle Tennessee