Lake Erie gillnet fishing data

Get data on annual lake-wide gillnet harvests in Lake Erie

This dataset contains the results of annual gillnet harvests in Lake Erie and is collected in partnership with the Lake Erie commercial fishing industry. The data is used to monitor:

  • fish abundance
  • age structure
  • size
  • species composition in Lake Erie

The data is also used to estimate population abundance of yellow perch and walleye, which is critical to the international allocation process for these species. Data is divided by project into:

  • west
  • west-central
  • east-central
  • Pennsylvania Ridge
  • eastern basins

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Additional Info

Field Value
Geographic coverage Lake Erie
Geography Breakdown None
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Maintainer branch Fish and Wildlife Services Branch
Last Validated Date
Update frequency Yearly
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