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Hubbard Creek Reservoir - 2003 Survey Report

Prepared by Spencer Dumont
Inland Fisheries Division
District 1-B, Abilene, Texas

This is the authors' summary from a 22-page report. For a copy of the complete report, use the download link in the sidebar.

Hubbard Creek Reservoir was surveyed in 2003 using electrofishing and trap nets and in 2004 using gill nets. This report summarizes the results of the surveys and contains a management plan for the reservoir based on those findings.

Reservoir Description

Hubbard Creek Reservoir is a 15,250-acre reservoir, at conservation pool, on Hubbard and Sandy Creeks, tributaries of the Brazos River, and was constructed in 1962 to provide water for municipal and industrial purposes and flood control. Water level steadily declined from 1998 to 2001. Since 2001, water level has remained low and stable at approximately 16 feet below conservation pool. Habitat at time of sampling consisted of rocks, mud flats, standing timber and some aquatic vegetation. Size of reservoir at time of sampling was approximately 7,000 acres.

Fish Community

Management Strategies

Monitor hydrilla abundance and distribution throughout reservoir.

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Performance Report as required by Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Act Texas Federal Aid Project F-30-R-28 Statewide Freshwater Fisheries Monitoring and Management Program

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