Lake Restoration

Drawdown Summary

Below is our drawdown strategy and accomplishments, along with the drawdown data that was conducted in 2019.

Little Rock Lake Post Drawdown Summary 2022

Survey:  2005 2020 2021
Total # Points Sampled 322 322 234
Vegetated depth range (ft) 1.3-13.1 0.9-6.1 0.5-9.4
Max Depth of Growth (95 percentile) in feet* 7.7 5.6 7.3
# Points in Max Depth Range (95 percentile) 203 174 217
# Points in Littoral (0-15 feet) 311 311 217
% Points w/ Submersed Native Taxa 14% 23% 73%
Mean Submersed Native Taxa/ Point 0.17 0.26 0.91
# Submersed Native Taxa 6 6 6
# Submersed Non-Native Taxa 1 1 1
% Points w/ Non-Native Taxa 44% 28Z% 65%
Sum of Station Total Fish Count 2019 2022 Grand Total
BIB (Bigmouth Buffalo) 3 225 228
BLB (Black Bullhead) 0 0 0
BLC (Black Crappie) 71 284 355
BLG (Bluegill) 69 441 510
BNT (Brown Trout) 0 0 0
BOF (Bowfin) (*Dogfish) 12 11 23
BRB (Brown Bullhead) 1 0 1
BUB (Burbot) 0 0 0
CAP (Common Carp) 56 50 106
CCF (Channel Catfish) 18 1 19
CSH (Common Shiner) 0 1 1
GOS (Golden Shiner) 0 0 0
HSF (Hybrid Sunfish) 0 0 0
LMB (Largemouth Bass) 30 48 78
NOP (Northern Pike) 91 173 264
PMK (Pumpkinseed Sunfish) 0 1 1
RKB (Rock Bass) 0 10 10
SHR (Shorthead Redhorse) 31  1 32
SLR (Silver Redhorse) 57 0 57
SMB (Smallmouth Bass) 0 0 0
SPO (Spottail Shiner) 0 0 0
TPM (Tadpole Madtom) 0 0 0
TRP (Trout Perch) 0 5 5
WAE (Walleye) 13 18 31
WHC (White Crappie) 0 0 0
WTS (White Sucker) 104 114 218
YEB (Yellow Bullhead) 3 1 4
YEP (Yellow Perch) 23 307 330 
Grand Total 582 1691 2273
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