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Document Type

Research

Abstract

A creel census has been used on West Okoboji Lake annually since 1946. Two creel census methods have been used. Each method and the results obtained are discussed. Fish harvest, harvest rate and angler use has fluctuated between wide limits. For an average year yellow perch, black bullhead, and bluegill are usually the most abundant species captured. The mean harvest rate for 23 years is 1.58 fish per hour.

Publication Date

1969

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

76

Issue

1

First Page

206

Last Page

210

Copyright

© Copyright 1969 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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