Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:    

  • Plan and conduct a detailed fish inventory program 
  • Identify and contrast a wide variety of fish inventory tools and procedures 
  • Conduct standard minnow trapping procedures 
  • Conduct standard pole seining procedures 
  • Conduct standard backpack electrofishing procedures 
  • Conduct multi-pass backpack electrofishing 
  • Install and operate a fyke net 
  • Install and operate a hoop net 
  • Collect field data and calculate basic fish population estimates 
  • Conduct fish husbandry and biological sampling 
  • Complete fish collection data requirements