Windom Area: Lake Survey Schedule

Survey and Population assessment Schedule - 2015

Each year the Windom Area Fisheries Office conducts full lake surveys (LS), fish population assessments (PA), river surveys (RS), and other special assessments (SA) to monitor fish populations and other non-fish lake characteristics. Here we have posted our tentative schedule for your information. Note: this schedule is subject to change depending on weather, staff availability and other unforeseen factors. If you are interested in further information please contact the Windom Area Fisheries Office.



Lake Survey and Fish Population Assessments, 2015

Sample Dates Lake County Survey Type
March - April --- --- Winterkill Checks (as needed)
March - April Sarah Murray Walleye Spawn Take - Fry Production
March - April --- --- Northern pike broodstock collection (SA)
April - May Fox Martin Special Assessment (SA) Muskellunge 
May - June --- --- Largemouth Bass Night Electrofishing (PA)
June 1-5 Clear Jackson Fish Netting (PA)
June 1-5 East Graham Nobles Fish Netting (PA)
June 8-12 Bright Martin Fish Netting (PA)
June 8-12 Double Cottonwood Fish Netting (PA)
June 15-19 Bright Martin IBI
June 15-19 Independence Jackson Fish Netting (PA) and IBI
June 22-26 Little Sioux River  Jackson River Survey (RS)
June 22-26 Buffalo Murray IBI
June 22-26 Double Cottonwood IBI
June 29 - July 3 Buffalo Murray Fish Netting (PA)
June 29 - July 3 Flaherty Jackson Initial Survey (IS)
July 6-10 Fish Martin Fish Netting (PA) and IBI
July 6-10 Fulda Lakes Murray Fish Netting (PA)
July 13-17 Fish Jackson Fish Netting (PA)
July 13-17 Imogene Martin Fish Netting (PA) and IBI
July 20-24 Goose Lyon Fish Netting (PA) and IBI
July 27-31 Benton Lincoln Fish Netting (PA)
July 27-31 Shaokotan Lincoln Fish Netting (PA) and IBI
August 3-7 Slough (West Dead Coon) Lincoln IBI
August 3-7 St. James Watonwan Fish Netting (PA)
August 10-14 Round Jackson Fish Netting (PA)
August 17-21 Fairmont Chain Martin Special Assessment (SA)
August 24-28 Little Sioux River  Jackson River Survey (RS)
August 31- September 4 Fox Martin Fish Netting (PA)
September - November --- --- Walleye Harvest
October-November --- --- Walleye Night Electrofishing (SA)