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54 is the number of young-of-year walleye that were shocked per hour during fall electro-fishing in the fall of 1995, when the walleye population on the lake was at its peak

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0 is the number of young-of-year walleye that were shocked per hour during fall electro-fishing in the falls of 2002 and 2005.

.21 walleye per hour is the average harvest rate for walleye on Green Lake in 2007, a better than average number when compared to harvest rates on similar class walleye lakes

3 percent is the harvest rate for smallmouth bass in 2007. A creel survey found that:

20,477 is the number of smallmouth bass caught as compared to 749 kept. That compares to 3,236 caught and 1,211 kept in a 1995-96 creel survey.

7 percent is the harvest rate for largemouth bass in 2007.

14,196 is the number of largemouth bass caught as compared to 1,049 kept. That compares to 882 caught and 221 kept in a 1995-96 creel survey.

65 percent is the harvest rate for walleye in 2007.

6,934 is the number of walleye caught as compared to 4,489 kept in 2007.

That compares to 45,627 caught and 18,347 harvested in a 1995-96 creel survey.

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