Fisheries Lake Survey

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Name: MUD

Nearest Town: AKELEY
Primary County: Hubbard
Survey Date: 07/18/1962
Inventory Number: 29-0004-00

Public Access Information

Ownership Type Description
Unknown Unknown Harper's Resort which is not in operation at this time. Also off road at outlet.


Lake Characteristics

Lake Area (acres): 48.00
Littoral Area (acres): 34.00
Maximum Depth (ft): 30.00
Water Clarity (ft): 13.50

Dominant Bottom Substrate: N/A
Abundance of Aquatic Plants: N/A
Maximum Depth of Plant Growth (ft): N/A


Did you know? Much of Minnesota's fisheries program is reimbursed by the Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Program (federal excise tax), administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Fish Sampled for the 1962 Survey Year

Species

Gear Used

Number of fish per net

Average Fish Weight (lbs)

Normal Range (lbs)

Caught

Normal Range

Yellow Perch Gill net 0.3 1.9 - 19.1 0.30 0.1 - 0.2
Yellow Bullhead Gill net 3.0 1.0 - 10.0 0.44 0.4 - 0.7
Northern Pike Gill net 6.3 2.7 - 9.3 2.03 1.6 - 2.9
Largemouth Bass Gill net 1.3 0.5 - 1.5 0.70 0.4 - 1.2
Brown Bullhead Gill net 2.0 0.5 - 7.1 0.78 0.2 - 0.8
Bowfin (Dogfish) Gill net 1.0 0.5 - 1.5 4.73 2.5 - 4.2
Bluegill Gill net 2.7 N/A - N/A 0.20 N/A - N/A
Black Crappie Gill net 1.7 1.0 - 4.3 0.40 0.2 - 0.5
Black Bullhead Gill net 1.0 1.5 - 16.8 0.83 0.2 - 0.6
Yellow Perch Trap net 0.7 0.7 - 3.6 0.18 0.1 - 0.3
Yellow Bullhead Trap net 2.3 1.4 - 7.0 0.39 0.5 - 0.8
Pumpkinseed Sunfish Trap net 10.3 1.5 - 7.4 0.16 0.1 - 0.2
Northern Pike Trap net 0.5 N/A - N/A 1.17 N/A - N/A
Largemouth Bass Trap net 1.2 0.4 - 2.0 0.70 0.2 - 0.9
Brown Bullhead Trap net 0.8 0.5 - 5.9 0.82 0.4 - 0.9
Bowfin (Dogfish) Trap net 0.7 0.5 - 1.3 3.15 2.2 - 4.2
Bluegill Trap net 66.2 2.9 - 41.2 0.16 0.1 - 0.3
Black Crappie Trap net 2.0 0.7 - 4.3 0.39 0.2 - 0.5
Black Bullhead Trap net 1.0 0.7 - 16.4 1.07 0.2 - 0.6
Normal Ranges represent typical catches for lakes with similar physical and chemical characteristics.


Length of Selected Species Sampled for All Gear for the 1962 Survey Year

Species Number of fish caught in each category (inches)
0-5 6-8 9-11 12-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30+ Total
Black Bullhead 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 0 9
Black Crappie 0 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 17
Bluegill 131 123 0 0 0 0 0 0 254
Brown Bullhead 0 0 6 5 0 0 0 0 11
Largemouth Bass 1 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 11
Northern Pike 0 0 0 0 16 5 0 1 22
Pumpkinseed Sunfish 44 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 62
Yellow Bullhead 0 13 10 0 0 0 0 0 23
Yellow Perch 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5


For the record, the largest White Crappie taken in Minnesota weighed 3 lbs., 15 oz. and was caught:

    Where: Lake Constance, Wright County
    When: 7/28/02
    Statistics: 18" length, 16" girth

Fish Consumption Guidelines

No fish consumption guidelines are available for this lake. For more information, see the "Fish Consumption Advice" pages at the Minnesota Department of Health.


For more information on this lake, contact:

Area Fisheries Supervisor
301 S Grove Ave
Park Rapids, MN 56470
Phone: (218) 732-4153
Internet: Park Rapids Fisheries
E-Mail: ParkRapids.Fisheries@state.mn.us

Lake maps can be obtained from:

Minnesota Bookstore
660 Olive Street
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 297-3000 or (800) 657-3757
To order, use C1405 for the map-id.


For general DNR Information, contact:

DNR Information Center
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155-4040
TDD: (651) 296-6157 or (888) MINNDNR
Internet: www.dnr.state.mn.us
E-Mail: info.dnr@state.mn.us

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