Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Tennessee
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Tennessee Staff Member

Mr. Cole Harty

Phone: (931) 372 - 3094


Cole is earning his MS degree by studying aspects of catfish populations in several Tennessee reservoirs. Cole will graduate in December 2017 and is currently working as a fisheries biologist for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Project Completion Date
Sampling and Managing Catfish Stocks in Tennessee December 2016
Presentations Presentation Date
M.W. Rogers, C.R. Harty, P.W. Bettoli. 2020. Investigation of Channel Catfish and Blue Catfish Population Dynamics in Three Tennessee River Reservoirs. Southern Division of American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas. February 2020
Harty, C.R., and P.W. Bettoli. 2016. Assessment of Channel Catfish population dynamics and tandem hoop nets as a standard sampling method in Tennessee reservoirs. Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Kansas City, Missouri. August 2016
Technical Publications Publication Date
Harty, C. 2017. Investigation of channel catfish and blue catfish population dynamics in three Tennessee River reservoirs. Fisheries Report 17-08, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville. 46 pages. | Download August 2017