Raymond E. Johnson

Two New Fishery Research Programs in the Southeastern United States

Appropriations for the Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife, beginning July 1, 1961, include two items of interest to southeastern fishery managers and administrators. One is the sum of $85,000 for research or reservoir fish productivity in the White River Interstate Reservoir Complex in northern Arkansas and southern Missouri. The other is the sum of $105,000 for studies of methods of eliminating undesirable fish from streams and lakes in the southeastern United States. 379 Three reservoirs proposed for the first study are Beaver, Bull Shoals, and Norfork. A contract is being...