Feb 27, 2019
This is Huntin' Land, the podcast for Land Hunters and
Landowners; with How-to's for Habitat Management and Land
Investment, if you're own or manage land or want to learn more
about how to do so, this is the podcast for you.
Today we're talking about something that just about every
landowner or land buyer we know wants, and that's a stocked pond
producing trophy fish or fish for the fryer. In this episode,
you're going to learn how to stock a pond to achieve either goal or
Some of the questions we'll answer on how to stock a pond
How deep does a pond need to be for bass? How deep is "enough"
and when determining how to stock a pond, does more or less depth
or size create any advantages or disadvantages.
When calculating how to stock a pond, what other
considerations come into play when re-stocking an existing pond?
Let's assume we've got ourselves a little piece of land and it has
a pond on it. Are there any preliminary steps we must take when
stocking an existing pond vs a new pond?
What is electrofishing and how can we use it to stock a
How do water quality assessments and ultimately water quality
amendments play into how to stock a pond? How important is weed
control when determining how to stock a pond and when should it be
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What fish should I stock my pond with? What are the forage
species? What are the predatory species? What is the best time to
stock a pond? Should I stock forage species at the same time as
predator species? Are there any "no-no's" to look for in upcoming
weather? What about catfish? What do you see landowners separating
catfish ponds from bass ponds? Where to buy fish to stock a
We'll answer all this and more with Norman Latona of Southeastern Pond Management
, who has 30
years of experience with how to stock a pond. If you've got a water
feature on your property or you're thinking about adding one, you
don't want to miss this.
Thanks for listening, If you would like more information on
habitat management on your land be sure to email us your questions