Table Bc06: Estimated angler effort in the Gasconade River Watershed

Table Bc06: Estimated angler effort in the Gasconade River Watershed

By angling, set line fishing, gigging, and all methods combined (Fleener, G. 1982).
Totals Angling Set line Fishing Gigging All methods combined
From the upper segment of Gasconade River, State Route M near Hartville to State Highway 133 (89 miles) from March 12, 1978 to March 10, 1979.
Total fish 81,210 160 12,200 93,570
Total hours 110,710 3,230 5,310 119,250
Fish per hour 0.73 0.05 2.30 0.78
Total fisherman 43,050 150 3,510 46,710
From the middle segment of Gasconade River, State Hwy 133 to Route E (86 miles), March 14, 1976 to March 12, 1977.
Total fish 88,650 3,070 29,740 121,460
Total hours 250,380 31,630 21,360 303,370
Fish per hour 0.35 .10 1.39 .40
Total fishermen 71,120 4,590 5,790 81,500
From the lower segment of Gasconade River, Route E in Maries County to the mouth (89 miles), from March 13, 1977 to March 11, 1978.
Total Fish 62,560 23,590 2,120 88,270
Total hours 146,980 200,590 5,500 353,070
Fish per hour 0.43 0.11 0.39 0.25
Total fishermen 33,030 16,300 1,730 51,060
From Osage Fork of the Gasconade River (56 miles from Wright-LaClede County line to confluence) March 12, 1978 to March 10, 1979.
Total fish 12,920 - 2,470 15,390
Total hours 29,580 - 620 30,200
Fish per hour 0.44 - 3.99 0.54
Total fishermen 11,910 - 310 12,220

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