Table Lu03: Sport Fishery Characteristics of the Fox River and Northeastern Missouri Streams

Table Lu03: Sport Fishery Characteristics of the Fox River and Northeastern Missouri Streams

Based Upon a Statewide Angler Telephone Survey, 1983-1986.
River ANGLERS PREFCAT PREFANY PREFOTR %PREFCAT CATCHRT HARVRT FISQUAL
Des Moines 58 48 10 0 83 0.98 0.70 5.3
Fabius 86 63 14 9 74 0.85 0.68 4.9
Fox 38 26 3 9 69 0.70 0.29 2.6
North 27 21 4 2 78 0.89 0.78 4.3
Salt 408 292 68 48 72 0.41 0.31 4.3
Wyaconda 13 2 1 10 16 0.75 0.00 2.0

Legend:

ANGLERS - Total number of anglers who fished each river.

PREFCAT - Total number of anglers who fished for catfish.

PREFANY - Total number of anglers who fished for anything.

PREFOTR - Total number of anglers who fished for other species.

%PREFCAT - Percent of total anglers who fished for catfish.

CATCHRT - Catfish catch rate by anglers who fished for them.

HARVRT - Catfish harvest rate by anglers who fished for them.

FISQUAL - Survey participants evaluation of the quality of their catfishing trip.

Key Messages: 

Conservation pays by enriching our economy and quality of life.

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