Wow, mixed response huh, firstly i am not a troll, this is straight up, secondly i do fish, not for bass, sadly we dont have them here. As a life long fisherman (40+ years) i also know that scientists arent always the best source of information, good fishermen learn so much about the life cycle, habits and natural history of fish, i would be foolish not to ask, if you want to know ask an expert!.
To those who offered constructive advice, thank you, i appreciate the tips.
I study fish because i love them, always have, but just as important, screw ups like chernobyl and fukushima are tragic for the planet and humans too. this research will provide data that will be used for defining guidelines for human health also.
For those who are interested, here are pictures of a pike i caught at glubokie lake, the most radioactive water body we study at the moment, and a Perch from yanowski crawl in Pryipyat
superficially they look to be doing well..