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Daily data about the fish caught by each angler who fished in the East Branch of Wappinger Creek at Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies for the years 2008–2023

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posted on 2024-07-09, 18:33 authored by Raymond J. Winchcombe, Michael FargioneMichael Fargione

This dataset is a contribution to Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. The data in this dataset were collected from anglers using data form on which anglers recorded their activities for each outing and submitted at the end of the season. See methods in the metadata. Note that these data are from information reported by anglers. Data collected included dates fished, hours fished and size and number of trout caught and kept. Most trout caught were Brown Trout with an occasional Brook or Rainbow Trout.

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Cary_Fish_Data_2008_2023.pdf - contains complete metadata for data file, additional project documentation and history, methods, geographic information and a list of data curators.

Cary_Fish_Data_2008_2023.csv - data in this file start 1 April 2008 and end 4 November 2023.

History

TIME PERIOD

The data in this file start 1 April 2008 and end 4 November 2023.

Geographic description

The fishing location for the data in this repository was the East Branch of Wappinger Creek and Ham Creek, a tributary of the East Branch of Wappinger Creek in the lower section where they run through the property of Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, located near Millbrook, NY.

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