General Muskie Survey

Author: Chris Creech

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1. How long have you been a resident of Ohio?

A. Less than 1 year
B. 1-5 years
C. 6-10 years
D. More than 10 years

2. How long have you been purchasing an Ohio fishing license?

A. Less than 1 year
B. 1-5 years
C. 6-10 years
D. More than 10 years

3. How long have you been fishing for muskie?

A. Less than 1 year
B. 1-5 years
C. 6-10 years
D. More than 10 years

4. How long have you been fishing for muskie in Ohio?

A. Less than 1 year
B. 1-5 years
C. 6-10 years
D. More than 10 years

5. How many days per year do you spend in Ohio muskie fishing?

A. Less than 30
B. 31-60
C. 61-90
D. More than 90 days

6. When muskie fishing do you primarily cast or troll?

A. Cast
B. Troll

7. How much money do you spend muskie fishing in Ohio per year?

A. Less than $100
B. $101-$500
C. $501-$1000
D. More than $1000

8. If there were trophy muskies regularly being caught from an Ohio lake would you travel to that lake?

A. Yes
B. No

9. What is your biggest Ohio muskie to date? (If none, insert N/A.)

(Length)
(Weight)

10. How many muskies do you catch in an average season in Ohio? (If none, insert N/A.)

11. What Ohio lakes/streams do you fish for muskies? (If none, insert N/A.)

12. What one thing do you wish you could change about Ohio muskie fishing? (If none, insert N/A.)

13. What one thing would you never change about Ohio muskie fishing? (If none, insert N/A.)

14. Would you support an Ohio daily bag limit of one fish instead of two?

A. Yes
B. No

15. If Ohio were to set a statewide size limit what should it be?

(Length)

16. If Ohio were to have a closed season for muskie, should it be statewide, or only where known natural reproduction takes place?

A. Statewide
B. Where known natural reproduction take place

17. Would you support catch and release only, for Ohio muskie fishing?

A. Yes
B. No

18. What do you consider a trophy muskie?

(Length)

19. On a scale of one to ten, how do you rate Ohio muskie fishing?

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10

20. May we contact you for any future surveys?

A. Yes
B. No

21. Do you travel outside of Ohio to muskie fish?

A. Yes
B. No