• Tips for Fish Stocking

    Tips for Fish Stocking

    Stocking your pond will not only bring you lots of fishing fun, but you will be helping to keep the algae, weeds, insects, leeches and worms under control. Creating a Balance To properly balance your pond, you should stock your pond with 3 prey fish, like perch or bluegill, for every predator fish, such as bass. This fish stocking strategy for your pond will ensure that your predator fish will have a bountiful selection of prey, while still giving the prey fish a sporting chance to mature and reproduce. Keep in mind that catfish will have little effect on the prey to predator... Read More »
  • What to Feed Your Fish

    What to Feed Your Fish

    Your bass, bluegill and other game fish nibble on nature's all-natural bounty of algae, weeds, insects, leeches and worms. However, they also need supplemental nourishment, particularly if you're growing them for sport. What to Feed Keeping you pond stocked with a good ratio of prey to predator fish and even adding minnows from time to time will keep a natural balance to the pond. For tips on how the properly stock your fish, please read: Tips for Stocking . Creating habitat in the pond will allow places for the smaller prey fish and minnows to reproduce and naturally keep up the... Read More »
  • Create Fish Habitat

    Create Fish Habitat

    Fish need to have a safe, relaxing place to go, whether it is to get away from predators or spawn peacefully. A good pond fish habitat in shallower waters will provide bait fish with hiding places as well as areas for algae, plankton, and other food sources to grow. Developing a pond fish habitat in deeper water nearby will provide hiding and hunting locations for your larger fish. Additionally, providing a habitat for your fish will also give you great places to throw your hook out and catch a few. There are a variety of different ways to develop a pond fish habitat for your fishy... Read More »