Kentucky Spring Sport Fish Survey Results

 201420132012201020092008200720062005<
Hours electrofished 18 18 18 12 15 30 36 30 36
Total number of black bass 1019 840 1273 342 1032 2403 905 1218 1,448
Percent harvestable (over 10 inches) 74.2% 71.73% 64.13% 82.19% 65.55% 35.90% 59.5 64.4 76
Number of largemouth bass 907 803 1118 337 1019 2274 799 1120 1,265
Number of smallmouth bass 108 25 117 3 8 68 54 72 76
Number of spotted bass 4 12 38 2 5 61 52 26 107
Number of crappie 136 303 218 141 89 391 64 171 237
Number of white crappie 127 259 201 114 57 316 54 146 161
Number of black crappie 9 44 17 27 32 75 10 25 76
Electrofishing catch rate (per hour) 56.1 46.6 70.7 28.5 68.8 80.12 25.1 40.6 40.2
Average weight (pounds) 1.7 1.85 1.6 1.5 1.3 1.8 1.5 1.56 1.6
Largest black bass (pounds) 6.7 7.6 6.7 7.2 6.8 8.6 6.1 6.3 8.1
Disease/parasites 12.2% 5.76% 4.76% 8.45% 16.60% 25.08% 8.08 4.5% 4.6%
Number weighing more than 5 pounds 7 8 2 7 5 13 2 8 11
Number weighing more than 4 pounds 26 19 11 19 18 36 10 22 31
Number weighing more than 3 pounds 89 83 37 35 49 107 26 52 75