Even though I have fished for bass for years, I am unsure about one thing... Exactly when do the bass spawn? Or more precisely, what water temps? I never have really paid attention, and since I have been on these forums over the last year (GFO and OGF), I have started to analyze little details like this. And I have to use my "depththerm" I got for xmas! I know the males go up to the shallows maybe a week (?) before the females to fan a nest, then the females come up and do their thing. Is there a certain temp that triggers the males to come up? I saw a nest or 2 with no male on it at Congress on Monday, and maybe a nest or 2 at LaDue on Sat (water was too stained). The temps at LaDue were 56-58. When do the fellas really start coming up in big numbers? And at what temp do the females join in? I know they are about to kick into high gear soon. Late April/early May is when I have noticed in years past, that they are in full spawn. But this year most of the days over the past few weeks have been an average of 2-4 degrees colder than normal. This year so far is unseasonable cool, (except for that really nice warm spell a week ago or so! ), so I assume this might set the spawn back a week or so. Can someone set me straight on these things? Cuz its time guys!