Bear Creek Spring Sport Fish Survey Results

 20092007200620042003
Hours electrofished 6 6 6 6 6
Total number of black bass 212 256 113 222 167
Percent harvestable (over 10 inches) 82.00% 53.41 62.6 80.1 67.0
Number of largemouth bass 165 176 91 141 111
Number of smallmouth bass 0 0 0 0 0
Number of spotted bass 47 80 22 81 56
Number of crappie 145 128 239 132 153
Number of white crappie 144 128 239 132 153
Number of black crappie 1 0 0 05 0
Electrofishing catch rate (per hour) 35.3 42.7 18.8 37 27.8
Average weight (pounds) 1.5 1.3 1.8 1.5 1.1
Largest black bass (pounds) 5.1 4.4 4.7 5.9 4.9
Disease/parasites 7.10% 4.30% 2.7% 1.4% 10.1%
Number weighing more than 5 pounds 1 0 0 3 0
Number weighing more than 4 pounds 3 2 4 5 1
Number weighing more than 3 pounds 10 4 6 10 NA