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Freshwater TrophyCatch

TrophyCatch serves as both an angler recognition program and a crowd-sourced data collection mechanism for trophy bass in Florida. In this section you can find research based around trophy-sized largemouth bass.


TrophyCatch Website
Florida's incentive-based conservation program.

What do Florida Largemouth Bass Need to Reach Trophy Size?
FWRI biologists discuss the factors that contribute to the growth of trophy-sized Florida largemouth bass.

Trophy Bass Telemetry Study: A Photo Set on Flickr
Researchers track trophy-sized bass movements, range and behavior.

Trophy Bass Telemetry
FWRI biologists try to crack the riddle of Kingsley Lake

Trophy Bass Tagging Study
Biologists study the trophy-bass fishery in Florida

Trophy Bass Tagging Study: Video
Biologists discuss the trophy-bass tagging study.

What's the Proper Way to Hold a Hawg
Proper trophy bass handling techniques

Trophy Bass Photo Analytics
FWC freshwater researchers use photo analytics to assess TrophyCatch submissions.