Post Archives from the ‘Conservation’ Category



Working with the New York State Department of Enviormental Conservartion

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Over the past several years our club sent our tournament results to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 7. This information allowed biologists to see the size of winning weights and helps give them insight into the quality of fish caught. This year (2018) members were asked to submit individual results of the total fish that they caught during a tournament. Continue reading the story "Working with the New York State Department of Enviormental Conservartion"

Fish Line Recycling Tubes

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One of the conservation projects of the Good Ole Boys Bass Club, is our fish line recycling tubes that we have at 5 different locations.  Over a one year time period we recovered enough fish line to loosely fill a 5 gal. pail.  The fish line is then sent to Berkley (a fish line manufactuing company) where the fish line is turned to plastic fish Continue reading the story "Fish Line Recycling Tubes"

Fish Line Recycling Conservation Project 2013

Fish Line Recycling Project

2013

  Over the past several years our club has erected fish line recycling tubes over a 4 county area surrounding Syracuse, NY. Fish Line Recycling tube location

We have approx. 18 tubes set up at various locations marked in red.

     What started out as a collection Continue reading the story "Fish Line Recycling Conservation Project 2013"

Water Chestnut Weed Pull, August 5 – 14th, 2013

Water Chestnut Weed Pull

Oneida Lake

August 5 - 14th, 2013

Every year Salt City Bassmasters has conducted their conservation project.  The project consists of manually pulling water chestnuts from the water.

Water ChestnutWater Chestnuts are an invasive Continue reading the story "Water Chestnut Weed Pull, August 5 – 14th, 2013"

Ontario Lake Small Mouth Bass Feeding Study: June 8th, 2013

Small Mouth Bass

Feeding Study

Ontario Lake

Saturday 8 June, 2013

Barb Elliott, Conservation Director with the NYS Bass Federation, arranged with the USGS (United States Geological Survey) for bass anglers to assist in a feeding study of the small mouth bass in Lake Ontario.

One of our members came forward to Continue reading the story "Ontario Lake Small Mouth Bass Feeding Study: June 8th, 2013"