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Table Bc04: Summary of select creel parameters reported in the Missouri State-Wide Angler Survey for the St. Francis River

Table Bc04: Summary of select creel parameters reported in the Missouri State-Wide Angler Survey (1983-1988) for the St. Francis River. Because of limited angler contacts (845 anglers surveyed during the 6-year period), data for all years were combined.
Species Preference No. of Anglers % of Anglers % of Hours Fished Catch Rate Harvest Rate Fishing Quality Rating (10=Best) % of Total Catch
Anything 245 29 23 0.9 0.3 4.1 -
Black Bass 250 30 36 0.6 0.2 4.4 24
Sunfishes 156 19 12 1.2 0.7 5.6 59
Catfishes 149 18 23 0.1 0.1 4.7 8
Suckers 19 2 4 2.9 2.9 7.1 3
Walleye 4 1 <1 0.1 0.1 5.7 <1
Carp 4 1 1 0.3 0.3 5.0 1
Buffalo 4 1 1 0 0 5.0 <1
Shadow Bass 3 <1 <1 0.5 0.5 7.0 4
Drum 2 <1 <1 0.9 0.9 10.0 1
Frogs 9 1 1 2.2 2.2 7.4 1
Total 845 102 Wtd. Avg. 0.7 0.4 4.8 101

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