Norris Spring Sport Fish Survey Results

  2008 2006 2004 2003
Hours electrofished 12 12 12 12
Total number of black bass 497 310 123 214
Percent harvestable (over 10 inches) 82.50% 68.3 47.3 55.7
Number of largemouth bass 344 193 95 95
Number of smallmouth bass 31 18 2 15
Number of spotted bass 122 99 26 104
Number of crappie 302 117 25 79
Number of white crappie 8 11 0 5
Number of black crappie 294 106 25 74
Electrofishing catch rate (per hour) 41.4 25.3 10.3 17.8
Average weight (pounds) 1.3 2.6 1.5 1
Largest black bass (pounds) 4.6 4.7 3.4 3.2
Disease/parasites 8.85% 10.8% 2% 4.8%
Number weighing more than 5 pounds 0 0 0 0
Number weighing more than 4 pounds 5 2 0 0
Number weighing more than 3 pounds 10 7 2 NA