Cherokee Spring Sport Fish Survey Results

 
2009
2007200620042003
Hours electrofished 6 6 6 6 6
Total number of black bass 94 329 172 74 101
Percent harvestable (over 10 inches) 57.95% 40.46 63.1 69.4 64.3
Number of largemouth bass 88 304 160 72 95
Number of smallmouth bass 1 2 1 0 0
Number of spotted bass 5 23 11 2 6
Number of crappie 4 17 42 3 7
Number of white crappie 0 7 17 1 3
Number of black crappie 4 10 25 2 4
Electrofishing catch rate (per hour) 15.7 54.8 28.7 12.3 16.8
Average weight (pounds) 1.3 1.6 2 1.2 1.5
Largest black bass (pounds) 3.5 5.1 4.5 3.1 4.4
Disease/parasites 9.60% 7.90% 26.2% 10.8% 15.8%
Number weighing more than 5 pounds 0 1 0 0 0
Number weighing more than 4 pounds 0 3 2 0 1
Number weighing more than 3 pounds 3 7 10 1 NA