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#10880127 - 05/29/15 07:32 AM How Far Do Bass Travel?
fouzman Offline

Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 46442
Loc: Houston, TX

I've seen it asked and discussed here several times. Above is some scientific research on the subject. Pretty cool.
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#10880145 - 05/29/15 07:40 AM Re: How Far Do Bass Travel? [Re: fouzman]
Brent S Online   content
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Registered: 07/04/13
Posts: 3094
Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
So it looks like the fish travel all over the place.

Some even pack their bags and vacate the lake.
Brent Shimanek

#10880211 - 05/29/15 08:17 AM Re: How Far Do Bass Travel? [Re: fouzman]
papamark Offline
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Registered: 04/28/05
Posts: 10466
Loc: Winnsboro
If I remember right, John Pope did a study on one at Lake Fork, put a transmitter on her after she was caught off a bed, took her to the other end of the lake and a couple of days later she was back on the same bed

#10880225 - 05/29/15 08:23 AM Re: How Far Do Bass Travel? [Re: fouzman]
nwest10 Offline
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Registered: 03/18/14
Posts: 572
Loc: Lake Conroe / Willis
Wish they would have tracked to see if they went back to the same areas they were caught in. Amazing how far they travel.

#10880258 - 05/29/15 08:36 AM Re: How Far Do Bass Travel? [Re: fouzman]
srh0201 Offline

Registered: 04/08/15
Posts: 47
Loc: Emory

#10880270 - 05/29/15 08:42 AM Re: How Far Do Bass Travel? [Re: fouzman]
Lannie Robertson Offline

Registered: 02/24/09
Posts: 24970
Loc: Ft.Worth
Right now they traveling from PK to Whitney....bolt

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#10880321 - 05/29/15 09:09 AM Re: How Far Do Bass Travel? [Re: fouzman]
Rudy Lackey Offline
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Registered: 03/03/02
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Loc: N. Richland Hills Texas USA
They Astro track

#10880356 - 05/29/15 09:20 AM Re: How Far Do Bass Travel? [Re: fouzman]
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Registered: 02/10/04
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Loc: Longview
I caught a 11.3 PB and let her go on the exact spot I caught her (after a little trip to marina for weight). A year and a half later she was caught in July on a trick worm, exact same area (within 10 yards) by a local lady angler. Friend saw the pic and knew the spot I caught mine, after looking at the pic I could tell it was the same fish. It weighed 11.8 in July. I caught her in March.

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#10880475 - 05/29/15 10:02 AM Re: How Far Do Bass Travel? [Re: fouzman]
Okhissa2 Offline
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Registered: 01/29/13
Posts: 545
It was pretty interesting to read about the Bass that won the Sealy Big Bass event 2 weeks ago was caught just 5 weeks before.. Both times she was caught in Housen Bay first time in 4 ft of water then in Big Bass out in 20 ft on a ledge.. She had lost alittle weight in between the catches as well.. Just nice to see she was took care of and healthy enough to bite again that soon..

#10880692 - 05/29/15 10:58 AM Re: How Far Do Bass Travel? [Re: fouzman]
EastTexasBassin Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/15/09
Posts: 953
Loc: Lake Ray Hubbard
I wonder if they're traveling up into the flooded neighborhoods. I'll have to pitch a jig at all these submerged cars and mailboxes. I bet they're holding fish


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