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Bass beds ought to mostly be found in places that don't get direct influence from rain runoff. Bass pick the most protected sunny location possible. Rain falling over a bed isn't likely to bother the bass.

It's the male bass (called bucks here) that swish mud off gravel to make the bed, wearing the tail down. He then swims back deeper to get a female to follow him to the bed to mate. Usually the female doesn't hang around more than a day after expelling eggs. It should be rare to find a lone female on a bed. She's going to be booted off the bed right away, sometimes parking a few more days just out of sight of the male that will guard the eggs and hatched fry. Most females stay in the next deepest water downstream, and larger ones can re recruited again by another male, as they expel only 1/3 to 1/2 of their eggs at a time. That's nature, ensuring multiple attempts in case of failures.

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