Sam W. Jackson, Jr.

Summary of Fishery Management Activities on Lakes Eucha and Spavinaw, Oklahoma

The City of Tulsa, Oklahoma has long heen a proponent of the multiple-use concept of its water resources; including approximately 5,000 surface acres of impounded water. These waters are: Lake Eucha (2,880 surface acres), also known as Upper Spavinaw, DeIaware County, Oklahoma, Spavinaw Lake (1,637 surface acres) , Mayes County, Oklahoma, and Lake Yahola (425 surface acres) Tulsa County, Oklahoma (J.ackson, 1957). The fishery management program on the Spavinaw Lakes was initiated by A. D. "Bob" Aldrich in 1949 and has been expanded and continuous for a period of sixteen years. Although...