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  • Bass Tagging 2000 - 2003 Part 1
    Bass Tagging 2000 – 2003 Part 1
    30 November 2020 by
    CHAPTER 8 – PROTECT AND SURVIVE Bass Tagging 2000 – 2003 PART 1 – ‘BASS TAGGING PROJECT CAPTURES THE IMAGINATION’ Tagging appeals to the naturalist in us all – it opens a window of opportunity for us to discover where fish go when they are not here....
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  • Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants - Bryan Meade
    Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants – Bryan Meade
    27 November 2020 by
    Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants – Bryan Meade From reading the recent blog: Bass legislation – A Summary, it is clear that 1988 was a turbulent year in the history of legislation relating to bass management and the fight to protect immature fish from the rampant...
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  • Bass Legislation - A Summary
    Bass Legislation – A Summary
    23 November 2020 by
    CHAPTER 8 – PROTECT AND SURVIVE Bass Legislation – A Summary Prior to 1974 – There was no legal MLS. 1974 – MAFF published a scientific paper recognising the need for an MLS of 38cm as a protection measure. Angling organizations campaigned for an MLS to be...
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Methods of tracking bass

The idea of following or tracking fish as they make their way around their unseen watery world has always held a fascination for anglers. Fish tracking technologies are ever evolving with several exciting and fascinating techniques now being used in addition to the more conventional approaches.

As an example, BASS was involved in the I-BASS project run by Dr Tom Stamp, which used Acoustic Telemetry. This technique tracks fish within a fixed area, such as an estuary, and uses small acoustic transmitter tags, which emit a unique “ping” approximately every 90 seconds. These pings are detected by a series of strategically placed acoustic receivers. Such tags negate the need to recapture fish or recover the tags in order to produce data.

Click on the links to see a short video about acoustic telemetry and the I-BASS project
www.youtube.com/watch?v=s10CnCZr3jE
www.ukbassforum.com/index.php?threads/tom-stamp-bass-tagging-and-that-acoustic-array.5468/

BASS have been involved in several other tracking projects and are continually looking for new ones to support and thus help contribute to advancing bass science and understanding.
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