Windom Area: Lake Survey Schedule

Survey and Population assessment Schedule - 2017

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, 2017

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)
May 30 - June 2 Okamanpeedan Martin Standard Survey (SD)
June 5-10 St. James Watonwan Standard Survey (SD) with IBI
June 12-16 West Twin Lyon Standard Survey (SD) with IBI
June 19-23 Bella Nobles Standard Survey (SD)
June 26-30 Currant Murray Standard Survey (SD) 
July 3-7 Heron Jackson Standard Survey (SD)
July 10-14 Kansas Watonwan Standard Survey (SD) 
July 17-21 Dead Coon Lincoln Standard Survey (SD) with IBI
July 24-28 Island  Lyon Standard Survey (SD)
July 31 - August 4 Benton Lincoln Standard Survey (SD) with IBI
August 7-11 Round Jackson Standard Survey (SD) 
August 14-18 George Martin Standard Survvey (SD)
August 14-18 Budd Martin Standard Survey (SD) with IBI
August 21-25 Clam Martin Standard Survey (SD)
August 28 - September 1 Iowa Martin Standard Survey (SD)
September 4-8 Fox Martin Standard Survey (SD) with IBI 
Various Little Sioux River Jackson Invasive Carp Monitoring 
September - November --- --- Walleye Harvest
October-November --- --- Walleye Night Electrofishing (SA)