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I went to the wwd a couple weeks ago and only got a couple bluegills. I saw alot of baby bass there that seemed too small to be from last year. Do bass spawn there yearround because of the odd water temps and sandy shallow bottom?
 

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no those bass are just swimming near shore probably away from the bigger bass. I dont believe bass even spawn until they are like 10 inches? but in florida and warmer areas bass do tend to spawn.. like the bass will be spawning in about a month in okeechobee. besides i think the wwd is to crowded... no bass would decide to spawn there anyway. good luck
 

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Interesting concept because their spawning habits are temperature driven. For example, when I had a breeding pair of oscars and wanted to breed them the system was quite simple. I would do about a 60% water change and when I refilled I would bring the temp down about 5 degrees. With the influx of fresh cooler water and a slowly rising temp from 72 back up to 76-78 it worked every time. I have seen this work with a variety of egg laying chiclids including jewels, dempseys, and green terrors. If the temps were to go below 55 degrees then gradually spike back up at the WWD, I would see no reason why they would not spawn. Maybe someone else has some more scientific info, but it would seem possible to me.
 

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I was at the WWD today and it was loaded with small bass my minnows were bigger. A couple of pike were chasing the smaller gills, they were the best thing going today. Bass still not interested in minnows they love the crawlers. Love that WWD
 
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