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

Oklahoma Staff Member


Mr. David Randall Stewart

Flathead catfish caught from Lake Lone Chimney, Oklahoma.

Phone: (405) 880 - 2731
Email: Randy.Stewart@okstate.edu

Education

  • Ph D Oklahoma State University 2014
  • MS Middle Tennessee State University 2009
  • BS Martin Methodist College 2006

Biography

I'm currently a doctoral candidate at Oklahoma State University researching stocking success of 7-in channel catfish.

Research Interest

I’m interested in fisheries management particularly pertaining to how reservoir habitat influences fish distributions.

Research Publications Publication Date
Ulicny, K. J, D.R. Stewart, A. McElwain, E.R. Salmon, S.A. Bullard, J.O. Cook, G.B. Skomal, H.L. Pratt, Jr., and G.W. Benz. 2007. Sealing Whirl-Pak-type bags containing wet samples. Tennessee Academy of Science 88-89. | Abstract | Download 2007-07-31
Stewart, DR, JM Long, and DE Shoup. 2015. Spatial structuring within a reservoir fish population: implications for management. Marine and Freshwater Research 66:202-212. | Abstract 2014-10-31
Stewart, D.R., G.D. Scholten, and G.W. Benz. 2009. Weight-length relationships and growth data for blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus, among four Tennessee waterbodies. Proceedings of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 63:140-146. | Abstract | Download | Publisher Website 2009-11-30
Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2016. Using an experimental manipulation to determine the effectiveness of a stock enhancement program. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 31:37-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02705060.2015.1021715 | Abstract 2015-03-31
Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2012. Precision of channel catfish catch estimates using hoop nets in larger Oklahoma reservoirs. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 32:1108-1112. | Abstract 2012-10-31
Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2016. Using hierarchical Bayesian multi-species mixture models to estimate tandem hoop-net based habitat associations and detection probabilities of fishes in reservoirs. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 145:450-461. DOI: 10.1080/00028487.2016.1143395 | Abstract 2016-04-30
Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2015. Growth and contribution of stocked channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque 1818); the importance of measuring post-stocking performance. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 31:695-703. doi:10.1111/jai.12797. | Abstract 2015-05-31
Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2011. Mass-marking Channel Catfish Fingerlings by Immersion in Oxytetracycline. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 91, 31-36. | Abstract | Download | Publisher Website 2012-09-30
Stewart, D. R., G. D. Scholten, T. N. Churchill, and J. M. Fly. 2012. Angler opinions regarding catfish management in Tennessee. Proceedings of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 66:88-93. | Abstract | Download 2012-12-31
Long, J. M. and D. R. Stewart. 2010. Verification of otolith identity used by fisheries scientists for aging channel catfish. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139:1775-1779. | Abstract 2010-11-30
Cartabiano, E.C., D.R. Stewart, and J.M. Long. 2015. Effect of bait and gear type on turtle bycatch and Channel Catfish population parameter estimates in a reservoir. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 30:407-415. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02705060.2014.966165 | Abstract 2014-10-31
Presentations Presentation Date
Stewart, DR, JM Long, and DE Shoup. 2014. Spatial structuring within a reservoir fish population by an unintended protected area: implications for management. Colorado-Wyoming Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Laramie, WY. 2014-03-05
Stewart, D.R., J.M. Long, and D.E. Shoup. 2016. Effect of length-based harvest regulations for trophy and recreational Ictalurus fisheries. Joint Annual Meeting of the Arizona/New Mexico Chapters of the Wildlife Society and the Arizona/New Mexico Chapters of the American Fisheries Society. Flagstaff, AZ. 2016-02-05
Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2016. Growth and contribution of stocked channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque, 1818): the importance of measuring post-stocking performance. Joint Annual Meeting of the Arizona/New Mexico Chapters of the Wildlife Society and the Arizona/New Mexico Chapters of the American Fisheries Society. Flagstaff, AZ. 2016-02-05
Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2013. The use of Side-Scan sonar as a tool to map habitat in Oklahoma reservoirs. Oklahoma Clean Lakes and Watersheds Association Annual Conference, Stillwater, OK. 2013-04-18
Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2013. Influence of stocking and competing species on the trophic ecology of channel catfish in Oklahoma reservoirs. Southern Division American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Nashville. 2013-02-10
Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2013. Density dependence affects growth of stocked channel catfish as revealed by stable isotope analysis. Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Little Rock, AR. 2013-09-10
Stewart, D.R. and J.M. Long. 2012. Influence of stocking and competing species on the trophic ecology of channel catfish in Oklahoma reservoirs. Annual Meeting of the Oklahoma Chapter American Fisheries Society, Stillwater, OK. 2012-10-24
Shiflet, J., D. Balsman, D.R. Stewart, D.E. Shoup, and J.M. Long. 2015. Influence of bait type on catch and bycatch in tandem hoop nets set in Kentucky small impoundments. Southern Division American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia. 2015-02-01
Hafen, T. A. Taylor, D. A. Hendrickson, D. R. Stewart and J. M. Long. 2020. Environmental DNA (eDNA) to assess the distribution of Yaqui Catfish (<i>Ictalurus pricei</i>) in the Yaqui River basin of Mexico. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Columbus, Ohio.<br><br> 2020-09-01
Duck, J.L., D.R. Stewart, D.E. Shoup, and J.M. Long. 2012. White crappie population characteristics at Lake McMurtry: “a tale of two sides”. Annual Meeting of the Oklahoma Chapter American Fisheries Society. Stillwater, OK. 2012-10-24
Cartabiano, E., D.R. Stewart, and J.M. Long. 2014. Comparison of methods and bait-type to minimize by-catch when sampling for channel catfish in reservoirs. Southern Division American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC. 2014-01-25
4. Stewart, D.R., G.D. Scholten, T.N. Churchill, and J.M. Fly. 2012. Angler opinions of catfish management in Tennessee. In: Program and abstracts of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Meeting, Hot Springs, AR. 2012-09-01
Technical Publications Publication Date
Stewart, D.R., G.W. Benz, and G.D. Scholten. 2009. Age and growth of blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus, among three exploited and one unexploited waterbodies in Tennessee. In: Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society Catfish Technical Committee Meeting, New Orleans, LA.* | Download 2009-02-28
Stewart, D. R. and J. M. Long. 2011. Stocking Success of 7-in channel catfish in medium size Oklahoma reservoirs. 2011-07-31
Stewart, D. R. and J. M. Long. 2010. Stocking Success of 7-in channel catfish in medium size Oklahoma reservoirs. | Download 2010-07-31