Fontana Spring Sport Fish Survey Results

 2010
2009
2007200620042003
Hours electrofished 12 12 12 12 12 12
Total number of black bass 274 533 431 493 325 444
Percent harvestable (over 10 inches) 91.45% 88.6 65.4 69.1 69.3 67.8
Number of largemouth bass 42 123 159 218 147 226
Number of smallmouth bass 63 146 199 204 142 213
Number of spotted bass 169 264 73 71 36 5
Number of crappie 0 14 1 1 4 0
Number of white crappie 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of black crappie 0 14 1 1 4 0
Electrofishing catch rate (per hour) 22.8 44.4 35.9 41 27.1 37.1
Average weight (pounds) 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.5
Largest black bass (pounds) 3.6 5.4 5.3 . 7.1 4.9
Disease/parasites 2.20% 10.00% 5.30% 9.1% 2.9% 6.2%
Number weighing more than 5 pounds 0 1 1 1 1 0
Number weighing more than 4 pounds 0 2 1 0 1 1
Number weighing more than 3 pounds 2 4 3 10 9 NA