Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society

Fighting for Bass and Bass Anglers’ since 1973

Science Group

BASS Bursary Awards

Donovan Kelley and Graham Pickett bursary awards The Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society (BASS) has a long and proud tradition of undertaking and supporting scientific research in bass biology, primarily to...

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BASS Catch Recording Scheme

Aims and objectives The aims of the catch recording system are to obtain regional indicators of fishing quality (good or bad), and show how this may vary over the seasons...

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Bass Scale Sampling Guide

BASS has a rolling research project to study the relationship between bass length, weight and age, to provide data to underpin our restoration and conservation campaigns. The project relies on...

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Methods Of Tracking Bass

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. This is...

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Science Related Blog Posts

Science Group Update – Jan 2021

The Science Group is continually scanning the scientific horizon, looking for research papers and other information relating to bass biology, which may be of relevance to anglers.  We recently produced...

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The Life Cycle Of Bass

The Life Cycle Of Bass For anglers interested in the biology of bass, the Bass Anglers Sportfishing Society (BASS) has produced this brief note on the life cycle of bass...

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