Upper Bear Creek Spring Sport Fish Survey Results

 2008200620042003
Hours electrofished 6 6 6 6
Total number of black bass 394 375 387 334
Percent harvestable (over 10 inches) 69.75% 64.2 65.4 42.5
Number of largemouth bass 238 268 237 151
Number of smallmouth bass 0 0 0 0
Number of spotted bass 156 107 150 183
Number of crappie 55 147 56 61
Number of white crappie 55 147 53 61
Number of black crappie 0 0 3 0
Electrofishing catch rate (per hour) 65.7 62.5 64.5 55.6
Average weight (pounds) 2.1 2.1 2.4 2
Largest black bass (pounds) 7 7.6 9 7.2
Disease/parasites 8.10% 1.6% 0.5% 3.8%
Number weighing more than 5 pounds 9 14 20 13
Number weighing more than 4 pounds 26 24 35 25
Number weighing more than 3 pounds 51 42 49 NA