Boone Spring Sport Fish Survey Results

 200820072006200520042003
Hours electrofished 12 12 12 12 12 12
Total number of black bass 526 378 343 271 213 217
Percent harvestable (over 10 inches) 83.41% 79.00 78.9 86 87.6 71.1
Number of largemouth bass 405 272 254 186 154 161
Number of smallmouth bass 108 100 85 82 58 56
Number of spotted bass 13 6 4 3 1 0
Number of crappie 39 54 47 30 32 12
Number of white crappie 6 9 23 20 2 5
Number of black crappie 33 45 24 10 30 7
Electrofishing catch rate (per hour) 43.8 31.5 28.5 22.5 17.7 18
Average weight (pounds) 1.8 1.9 2.1 1.9 1.7 1.5
Largest black bass (pounds) 5.7 5.7 5.6 6 5.1 4.7
Disease/parasites 23.90% 12.35% 15.6% 2.6% 7.5% 28.3%
Number weighing more than 5 pounds 2 5 4 2 1 0
Number weighing more than 4 pounds 19 11 16 6 5 2
Number weighing more than 3 pounds 58 35 39 25 13 NA