Pond King Blog

By Brad Metzler On February 10, 2021

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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The fisheries biologist at Pond King frequently recommend stocking Grass Carp and Tilapia to help control aquatic vegetation....


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By Brad Metzler On January 20, 2021

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 can...


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There are many different factors that go into the process of stocking your pond. Consulting with a Pond King biologist is the...


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By Brad Metzler On December 12, 2020

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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Data collected in electrofishing surveys conducted in the summer of 2020 suggests that even a small amount of management can...


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Typically speaking, when we stock a pond or lake, it is because the owner has a specific goal in mind. That might be raising ...


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Although stocking fish legally harvested from another body of water may seem like a free way to stock your pond, it can...


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There is no such thing as a "healthy" or "unhealthy" pond. Each pond has its own specific ecosystem, so a better question is,...


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When buying freshwater fish for pond stocking, an important detail to take into consideration is how you are going to get the...


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