Author
Kempinger, James J., Warren S. Churchill, Gordon R. Priegel, and Lyle M. Christenson
Title
Estimate of Abundance, Harvest, and Exploitation of the Fish Population of Escanaba Lake, Wisconsin, 1946-1969
Series
Technical Bulletin # 84.
Publisher
Wisconsin DNR
City
Madison
Date
1975
Original Date
Libraries
LOW MAD
URL
http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/EcoNatRes.DNRBull84
Comments
A complete compulsory creel census was conducted on 293-acre Escanaba Lake, northern Wisconsin from 1946 through 1969. On the average each year, anglers fished 65 hours per acre catching 20 lb/ acre at the rate of 0.84 fish per hour. Population estimates of the principal sport species were made from 1956 through 1969. The spring standing crop varied annually from 19 to 117 lb/ acre.