Dennis P. Lingenfelter

Angler Harvest In Heated Fishing Docks On An Oklahoma Reservoir

In 1969-70 there were 50 active commercial, heated fishing docks on Grand Lake, a 18,818 hectare reservoir in northeastern Oklahoma. During the winterspring of 1969-70, fishermen interviews were made to determine fishermen catch statistics. Docks were sampled Friday through Monday during the period 28 January through 30 April 1970. A total of 1365 interviewed fishermen caught 3963 fish in 4462 hours of fishing (0.89 fish/ man-hour). One carp (Cyprinus carpio) was captured, with the balance of 3962 fish in the sample represented by white crappie (Pomoxis annularis) of 239 mm mean total...