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Windom Area: Lake Survey Schedule

Survey and Population assessment Schedule - 2018

Each year the Windom Area Fisheries Office conducts standard lake surveys (SD), river surveys (RS), and other special assessments (TS & IBI) 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 or would like to volunteer to assist in sampling please contact the Windom Area Fisheries Office.

 

 

Lake Survey and Fish Population Assessments, 2018

Sample Dates Lake County Survey Type
March - April --- --- Winterkill Checks (as needed)
March - April Sarah Murray Walleye Spawn Take - Fry Production
May - June --- --- Largemouth Bass Night Electrofishing (TS)
May 21 - May 25 Indian  Nobles Standard Survey (SD)
May 29 - June 1 Kinbrae  Nobles Standard Survey (SD)
May 29 - June 1 Mountain Cottonwood Standard Survey (SD) 
June 4 - June 8 Bingham  Cottonwood Standard Survey (SD)
June 4 - June 8 Cedar Martin Standard Survey (SD) with IBI
June 11 - June 15 Sarah Murray Standard Survey (SD) 
June 18 - June 22 Yankton Lyon Standard Survey (SD)
June 25 - June 29 West Graham Nobles Standard Survey (SD) 
July 9 - July 13 Rock Lyon Standard Survey (SD)
July 16 - July 20 Long Watonwan Standard Survey (SD)
July 23 - July 27 Talcot Cottonwood Standard Survey (SD) 
July 30 - August 3 Shaokotan Lincoln Standard Survey (SD) 
August 6 - August 10 Shetek Murray Standard Survey (SD)
August 13 - August 17 Okabena Nobles Standard Survey (SD) with IBI
August 20 - August 24 Fairmont Chain (Amber, Hall, Sisseton) Martin Standard Survey (SD) with IBI
August 27 - August 31 Wilmert Martin Standard Survey (SD) with IBI
September 4-7 Fox Martin Standard Survey (SD) 
Various Little Sioux River Jackson Invasive Carp Monitoring (RS)
September - November --- --- Walleye Harvest
October-November --- --- Walleye Night Electrofishing (TS)