Lanesboro Fisheries Management

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Creel Reports

Key findings of the above creel report:

- 33 trout streams in southeast Minnesota

- 90.2 % of our anglers are males

- 37.0% are bait anglers

- 35.5% are fly anglers

- 20.7% are lure anglers

- 7.0% are mixed method anglers (fly/bait, lure/bait, fly/lure)

- Mean trip length = 3.77 hours

- Catch rate = 1.10 trout/hour

- 190,859 estimated angler-hours from April 1 to Sept 30, 2005 on surveyed streams

- 17.3% harvest rate for brown trout

- 34.4% harvest rate for rainbow trout

Key findings of the above creel report:

- 32 trout streams open to winter angling in southeast Minnesota

- 97.6% of our anglers are males

- 2.0% are bait anglers

- 76.4% are fly anglers

- 16.4% are lure anglers

- 5.2% are mixed method anglers (fly/bait, lure/bait, fly/lure)

- Mean trip length = 3.7 hours

- Catch rate = 1.38 trout/hour

- Anglers caught an estimated 5,978 trout (all species) from January 1 to March 31, 2013

- 13, 603 estimated angler-hours from January 1 to March 31, 2013 on surveyed streams

Key findings of the above creel report:

- 24 trout streams in southeast Minnesota

- 90.1% of our anglers are males

- 27.3% are bait anglers

- 42.8% are fly anglers

- 24.2% are lure anglers

- 5.8% are mixed method anglers (fly/bait, lure/bait, fly/lure)

- Mean trip length = 3.11 hours

- Catch rate = 1.45 trout/hour

- Anglers caught an estimated 56,192 trout (all species) from April 1 to September 30, 2013

- 44,673 angler-hours from April 1 to September 30, 2013 on surveyed streams

- 9.0% harvest rate for brown trout

- 36.5% harvest rate for rainbow trout

- 12.9% harvest rate for brook trout