When people imagine a world class bass fishery Atlanta’s I-285 usually isn’t at the top of their list. Nestled near Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is an oasis . This client has been with us for many years and most importantly takes fisheries management seriously. Due to its large size the lake is shocked twice a […]
Ageing a bass is one of the best ways a biologist can gauge the health of a bass. In the Southeast we use the otolithes to determine age. In the North or where there are defined cold and warm seasons scales can be used to determine age. This is a quick guide on how otolithes […]
Aging A Bass Think you can age a bass by its otolith? Check out these zoomed in images of a bass we just aged from the otoliths below: Want to take a guess at age and weight of these two bass? These two pictures are from a largemouth bass otolith These two pictures are from […]
The start of 2014 rang in the coldest temperatures that in over a decade. For those with threadfin shad, the bitter cold could have led to the demise of your threadfin shad population. Threadfin shad are great bass forage but they die once the water temperatures reach the low 40’s especially if the water temperature […]
This bass just weighed in at 1.3 pounds and 12.5″ after only being stocked 9 months ago. How does one achieve this? Watch our presentation on how to produce a trophy largemouth bass fishery https://lakework.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/sdafs-trophy-lmb.pdf Happy Fishing!
Caught in Sparta, Ga…this large bass that recently weighed in at 8lbs 14oz, started out at a mere 2″ only 3 years ago.
Take a look at the bulging belly on this bass! What did this big guy eat? Take a look below and see what we found inside this bass. Bass are basically opportunistic feeders, that consume whatever is readily available. Guess this one pound crappie was in the wrong place at the wrong time! Did you know? Bass […]