Guntersville Spring Sport Fish Survey Results

 20142013201220112010
2009
200820072006
Hours electrofished 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 24
Total number of black bass 1175 1079 1377 1078 1663 1256 936 683 956
Percent harvestable (over 10 inches) 89.6% 63.00% 67.22% 85.60% 72.14 77.99 63.9 78.38 75.2
Number of largemouth bass 1143 1065 1193 938 1587 1145 837 594 888
Number of smallmouth bass 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Number of spotted bass 32 14 183 138 76 111 99 89 68
Number of crappie 155 68 98 68 119 111 252 67 171
Number of white crappie 32 29 29 1 0 0 11 3 7
Number of black crappie 123 39 69 67 119 111 241 64 164
Electrofishing catch rate (per hour) 65.2 59.9 76.5 59.8 92.3 69.7 52.0 37.9 39.8
Average weight (pounds) 2.1 2.3 2.3 2.2 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.2 1.9
Largest black bass (pounds) 8.2 8.9 8.1 7.5 8.3 8.6 8 7.1 6.1
Disease/parasites 10.4% 6.20% 3.26% 5.03% 9.26% 17.46% 6.10% 11.13% 2.3%
Number weighing more than 5 pounds 56 45 24 20 25 35 17 9 12
Number weighing more than 4 pounds 128 110 69 50 80 87 52 30 41
Number weighing more than 3 pounds 220 178 196 148 167 190 131 90 110