Contact Information:

5103 Junction Hwy
Mountain Home, Texas 78058
Telephone: (830) 866-3356
Fax: (830) 866-3549

Funding Information:

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Information collection, reporting and research are produced with support from the federal Sport Fish Restoration program.


Current Research Projects

Modeling Effects of Year-class Frequency and Life History on Sport Fishery Metrics
Principal Investigators: Dan Daugherty and Nate Smith
Relation Between Reservoir Hydrology and Year Class Strength of Sport and Forage Fishes Following Extreme Wet and Dry Years
Principal Investigators: Nate Smith, Dan Daugherty, and Dave Buckmeier
Mark-Recapture Assessment of Population Dynamics of the Alligator Gar Spawning Stock in Choke Canyon Reservoir, Texas
Principal Investigators: Dan Daugherty, Kris Bodine, and Greg Binion
Seasonal Movement and Habitat Use of Alligator Gar and Striped Bass in the Lower Trinity River
Principal Investigators: Dave Buckmeier, Nate Smith, and Dan Daugherty
Trinity River Alligator Gar Investigations
Principal Investigators: Dave Buckmeier and Allyse Ferrara (Nicholls State Univ.) in cooperation with Captain Kirk Kirkland
Validation of Annual Marks on Four Structures Used to Estimate Age of Gar and Retention of Fish Tags
Principal Investigator: Dave Buckmeier
Validation of Daily Marks on Otoliths of Alligator Gar
Principal Investigators: Peter Sakaris (Southern Polytechnic University), Dave Buckmeier, and Nate Smith
Importance of River-Reservoir Transition Zones to Adjacent River and Reservoir Fish Communities
Principal Investigators: Paul Fleming, Kris Bodine, Dave Buckmeier, and Nate Smith
Identification and Characterization of Mainstem and Tributary Habitats Used by White Bass and Blue Catfish in an Upland Reservoir
Principal Investigators: Dave Buckmeier, Joe Smith, Kris Bodine, and Paul Fleming
Movements and Habitat Use of Blue Catfish, White Bass, Gray Redhorse, and Longnose Gar in the Colorado River and Lake Buchanan
Principal Investigators: Dave Buckmeier, Joe Smith, Kris Bodine, and Paul Fleming
Evaluation of an Alternate Technique for Attaching External Transmitters to Catfishes
Principal Investigators: Kris Bodine and Paul Fleming
Effects of Patch-level Characteristics on Fish Use of Enhanced Structural Habitat
Principal Investigators: Dan Daugherty, N. Todd Driscoll, and Dan Ashe
Striped Bass Stocking Evaluation of Lake Livingston and Livingston Tailrace
Principal Investigator: Nate Smith
Short-term Preservation of Striped Bass Milt for Fingerling Production
Principal Investigator: Aaron Barkoh
Ammonia Tolerance by Striped Bass Fry and Fingerlings in Hard Water
Principal Investigators: Aaron Barkoh and Thomas Wyatt
Comparison of Liberal and Conservative Water Exchange Effects on Water Quality and Channel Catfish Fingerling Production in Hatchery Ponds
Principal Investigators: Gerald Kurten and Aaron Barkoh
An Evaluation of the Relationship Between Stream Flow and Habitat Availability for the Devils River Minnow Dionda diabolic
Principal Investigators: Dave Buckmeier, Paul Fleming, Warren Schlechte, River Studies Staff, Tim Bonner, and Sarah McMillan
Guadalupe Bass Restoration Project
Principal Investigators: Nate Smith and Paul Fleming

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