Pond King Blog

With owning a pond comes the inevitable occurrence of running into all kinds of wildlife. Most will be harmless creatures...


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By Brad Metzler On August 9, 2016

Summer Rains

Weather in Texas tends to be all over the place and unpredictable. Forecasting past a few days is futile, to say the least.  I...


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Spring has sprung! Anglers are getting in their boats, hitting their secret honey holes, and the plants are coming back to...


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By Brad Metzler On February 15, 2016

Spawning Season

Texas experienced a rather mild winter this year, and luckily for pond owners, springtime weather is here already. With...


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By Brad Metzler On February 1, 2016

Lime in Your Pond

Lime is one of the most common additives for soil in pastures and food plots. It acts to lower the acidity of soil which...


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By Brad Metzler On January 28, 2016

Aeration in the Winter

Proper aeration and circulation are an important part of the health of your pond or lake all year round, and winter is...


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By Brad Metzler On January 11, 2016

Grass Carp in Texas

Grass carp are a fish that many people have heard about, but don’t know if they are a good fit for their pond. Grass carp are...


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By Brad Metzler On January 4, 2016

Do Fish Hibernate?

Winter can be a tricky time for an angler, and even a worrisome time for a pond owner. With falling temperatures, many ponds...


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By Brad Metzler On December 7, 2015

From the Water to the Table

Congratulations, you have taken your pond’s health to heart, and have the quality fishery to prove it. As a smart pond owner,...


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By Brad Metzler On December 7, 2015

Floating Islands

Floating islands are not only beautiful aesthetically, but they also improve water quality, serve as habitat for fish, help...


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