Melton Hill Spring Sport Fish Survey Results

 2009200620042003
Hours electrofished 6 6 6 6
Total number of black bass 368 424 83 455
Percent harvestable (over 10 inches) 80.40% 43.2 66.7 65.5
Number of largemouth bass 347 412 75 442
Number of smallmouth bass 21 12 7 13
Number of spotted bass 0 0 1 0
Number of crappie 11 100 5 76
Number of white crappie 9 79 4 60
Number of black crappie 2 21 1 16
Electrofishing catch rate (per hour) 61.3 70.7 13.8 75.8
Average weight (pounds) 1.1 1 0.9 0.9
Largest black bass (pounds) 5.8 4.8 3.3 3.9
Disease/parasites 12.50% 1.7% 3.6% 9.8%
Number weighing more than 5 pounds 1 0 0 0
Number weighing more than 4 pounds 1 1 0 0
Number weighing more than 3 pounds 5 4 1 NA