Largemouth Bass Workshop

April 13, 2021

Largemouth Bass Workshop

Date: Saturday April 24, 2021 

Time: 10 am – 1:05 pm (EST)

Contact: Amy Shambach,, 317-238-0511

                Kwamena Quagrainie,, 765-494-4200

Speakers:  Jim Tidwell, Kentucky State University; Shawn Coyle, Kentucky State University; Giovanni Molinari, Southern Illinois University; Paul Hitchens, Southern Illinois University

Topics: Largemouth Bass Production: Opportunities and Challenges, Fingerling Production & Early Rearing of LMB, Larval LMB Rearing in Indoor RAS System, Live Market Trends for LMB

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10:00-10:10         Workshop Overview / Housekeeping – (Amy Shambach)

10:10-10:50         LMB Production: opportunities and challenges (Jim Tidwell, KSU)

10:50-11:30         Fingerling production & early rearing of LMB (Shawn Coyle, KSU)

11:30-11:40         Break

11:40-12:20         Larval LMB rearing in indoor RAS system (Giovanni Molinari, SIU)

12:20-12:40         Live market trends for LMB (Paul Hitchens, SIU)

12:40-1:00           Panel discussion / Q & A – panelists are the speakers (Moderator – Matt Smith)

1:00-1:05             Wrap up.

Sponsors & Partners:

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, & Illinois Extension, Southern Illinois University, The Ohio State & Kentucky State University

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