Chickamauga Spring Sport Fish Survey Results

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2009
200820072006
Hours electrofished 18 18 18 18 18 18 12 18 18
Total number of black bass 1104 1181 1154 1190 1192 953 859 1101 709
Percent harvestable (over 10 inches) 80.7% 78.20% 77.10% 75.80% 80.70% 80.40% 72.40% 63.20 71.8
Number of largemouth bass 1057 1130 1057 1040 1109 829 750 940 608
Number of smallmouth bass 16 9 14 32 30 29 20 38 22
Number of spotted bass 31 42 83 118 53 95 89 123 79
Number of crappie 279 397 335 440 177 519 152 149 32
Number of white crappie 45 102 60 11 25 11 30 11 3
Number of black crappie 234 295 275 429 152 508 122 138 29
Electrofishing catch rate (per hour) 61.3 65.1 64.1 66.1 66.2 52.9 71.5 61.1 39.4
Average weight (pounds) 1.9 2.1 2.2 2.1 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.3
Largest black bass (pounds) 10 9.4 9.4 8.9 8.7 11 9.5 6.7 7.1
Disease/parasites 8.7% 4.63% 5.76% 5.76% 6.80% 10.40% 10.05% 5.50% 3.6%
Number weighing more than 5 pounds 46 46 38 23 20 26 17 8 7
Number weighing more than 4 pounds 74 98 89 54 39 45 33 20 14
Number weighing more than 3 pounds 151 193 219 150 74 84 59 50 39