The Muskellunge Symposium: A Memorial Tribute to E.J. Crossman


ISBN: 978-1-4020-6048-9 (Print) 978-1-4020-6049-6 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXV

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-3

    Dr. E.J. Crossman, a personal perspective: introductory remarks to the Dr. Ed Crossman Muskellunge Symposium

  3. Chapter

    Pages 5-10

    Dr. E.J. (Ed) Crossman’s scientific contributions on muskellunge: celebrating a lasting legacy

  4. Chapter

    Pages 11-25

    The New River, Virginia, muskellunge fishery: population dynamics, harvest regulation modeling, and angler attitudes

  5. Chapter

    Pages 27-36

    Population dynamics of muskellunge in Wisconsin waters of Green Bay, Lake Michigan, 1989–2005

  6. Chapter

    Pages 37-47

    Quantification of native muskellunge nursery habitat: influence of body size, fish community composition, and vegetation structure

  7. Chapter

    Pages 49-60

    Using movements and diet analyses to assess effects of introduced muskellunge (Esox masquinongy) on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in the Saint John River, New Brunswick

  8. Chapter

    Pages 61-69

    Characteristics of Ontario muskellunge (Esox masquinongy) fisheries based on volunteer angler diary information

  9. Chapter

    Pages 71-83

    The use of angler diary surveys to evaluate long-term changes in muskellunge populations on Lake of the Woods, Ontario

  10. Chapter

    Pages 85-98

    Evaluation of temperature-selection differences among juvenile muskellunge originating from different latitudes

  11. Chapter

    Pages 99-109

    Expulsion of miniature radio transmitters along with eggs of muskellunge and northern pike––a new method for locating critical spawning habitat

  12. Chapter

    Pages 111-123

    Development, implementation, and evaluation of an international muskellunge management strategy for the upper St Lawrence River

  13. Chapter

    Pages 125-136

    An examination of Minnesota’s muskellunge waters

  14. Chapter

    Pages 137-154

    Determining minimum ultimate size, setting size limits, and developing trophy standards and indices of comparable size for maintaining quality muskellunge (Esox masquinongy) populations and sports fisheries

  15. Chapter

    Pages 155-162

    Effects of angling with a single-hook and live bait on muskellunge survival

  16. Chapter

    Pages 163-169

    A program for successful muskellunge management—A Minnesota success story

  17. Chapter

    Pages 171-177

    Muskellunge in Missouri: a 10 year strategic plan

  18. Chapter

    Pages 179-185

    History of muskellunge management in Nebraska