How far bass move after release

Researchers in New Hampshire tagged bass caught in a tournament to see if they would make it back to the main lake on their own from their release at the weigh-in site.

B.A.S.S. Conservation

For more than 45 years, B.A.S.S. Conservation has focused on issues related to fisheries and aquatic resource conservation. We work with government agencies to develop sound management policies that protect and enhance aquatic resources; we partner with others to ensure government policies provide for these resources without compromising sportfishing opportunities; and through the B.A.S.S. Nation, we provide volunteer efforts to enhance fisheries resources and protect our sport. B.A.S.S. is world-renowned for state-of-the-art tournament fish care.
Click the links below to read more about how B.A.S.S. Conservation is a driving force behind each of the following issues:

B.A.S.S. Conservation Agenda
B.A.S.S. Conservation Directors
B.A.S.S. Conservation Partners


Fish Care Resources

Here are tools to help you maximize the survival of bass that are caught and released during tournaments.


Keeping Bass Alive

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