Departmental Reports


Title:

Fisheries and Limnological Studies on West Point Lake
Alabama-Georgia, Phase V



Author(s):

Bayne, D., W. Davies, S. Malvestuto, J. Lawrence and W. Shelton



Date: 1984



Funding Agency: U. S. Corps of Engineers



Keywords: fisheries, limnology, west point, reservoir



Category: Domestic Funded Research Report



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Summary/Recommendations/Objectives:

This

 

 

report presents the results of the fisheries and


limnological studies conducted on West Point Lake from October 1980
through September 1981. Overall study objectives continue to be: 1)
documenting changes in the physical, chemical and biological
characteristics of West Point Lake with emphasis on detection of those
factors contrLbuting to the expected decline in sport fishing success,
and 2) implementing and evaluating fishery management practices aimed at
improving the catch per effort (CPE) of sport fishermen.

repor~ presents the results of the fisheries and


limnological studies conducted on West Point Lake from October 1980
through September 1981. Overall study objectives continue to be: 1)
documenting changes in the physical, chemical and biological
characteristics of West Point Lake with emphasis on detection of those
factors contrLbuting to the expected decline in sport fishing success,
and 2) implementing and evaluating fishery management practices aimed at
improving the catch per effort (CPE) of sport fishermen.

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