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Summersville Reservoir Walleye Creel Survey


March 2008 - December 2010


Summersville Reservoir is an important walleye fishery within West Virginia. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources manages the fishery, and information is needed on walleye catch rates and angler attitudes. This study focused on estimating catch and harvest rates of walleyes with the use of angler and creel survey data. Also, angler surveys provided information on angler attitudes toward the fishery.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 240

Phd Students: 143

Post Docs: 52

University Staff: 245

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 702

Scientific Publications: 1948

Presentations: 4253



Funding Agencies

  • West Virginia Division of Natural Resources


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey