Little Bear Creek Spring Sport Fish Survey Results

 20082006200520042003
Hours electrofished 6 6 6 6 6
Total number of black bass 418 330 277 371 308
Percent harvestable (over 10 inches) 83.82% 69 75.7 63.6 57.7
Number of largemouth bass 346 284 189 308 202
Number of smallmouth bass 1 2 1 5 9
Number of spotted bass 71 44 87 58 97
Number of crappie 38 76 132 55 31
Number of white crappie 38 76 132 52 31
Number of black crappie 0 0 0 3 0
Electrofishing catch rate (per hour) 69.7 55 46.2 61.8 51.3
Average weight (pounds) 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.2
Largest black bass (pounds) 7.2 8 7.5 4.5 5.5
Disease/parasites 7.70% 2.4% 2.5% 4.3% 3.5%
Number weighing more than 5 pounds 7 3 3 0 2
Number weighing more than 4 pounds 10 4 6 3 4
Number weighing more than 3 pounds 15 8 8 6 NA