Chatuge Spring Sport Fish Survey Results

 2008200620042003
Hours electrofished 6 6 6 6
Total number of black bass 447 169 234 86
Percent harvestable (over 10 inches) 93.75% 85.2 80.4 46.5
Number of largemouth bass 48 54 51 34
Number of smallmouth bass 0 0 0 0
Number of spotted bass 399 115 183 52
Number of crappie 3 3 41 1
Number of white crappie 0 0 0 0
Number of black crappie 3 3 41 1
Electrofishing catch rate (per hour) 74.5 28.2 39 14.3
Average weight (pounds) 2 2.3 1.9 1.1
Largest black bass (pounds) 7.5 5.9 6.5 3.2
Disease/parasites 4.30% 6.5% 1.7% 1.1%
Number weighing more than 5 pounds 2 3 1 0
Number weighing more than 4 pounds 6 9 2 0
Number weighing more than 3 pounds 12 15 6 NA