Andrew Hulsey

Rough Fish Removal from Lake Catherine, Arkansas

Following the recommendations of a three-year comparative fishery study of Lakes Ouachita, Hamilton and Catherine near Hot Springs, Arkansas, a rough fish removal project was carried out on 3,OOO-acre Lake Catherine, October 25, 1958. The chemical (Pro-Noxfish) was applied at varying concentrations over approximately three-fourths of the drawn-down area of the lake. The water level was manipulated so that the treated water infiltrated the untreated portions. As a result, a selective shad and drum kill was obtained over the entire area of the lake. Bank counts failed to give an acceptable...

Propagation of Buffalo Fishes

Intense interest in commercial fish farming in Arkansas, due to crop acreage controls and other factors, stimulated experiments in buffalo fish propagation at the Joe Hogan State Fish Hatchery, Lonoke, Arkansas. A pond method of propagation was developed necessitating the use of overwintering or brood ponds, spawning ponds, nursery ponds and growing ponds. The culture procedures are set forth in a step by step “cook book” fashion.