Pond Boss Magazine
http://www.pondboss.com/images/userfiles/image/20130301193901_6_150by50orangewhyshouldsubscribejpeg.jpg
Advertisment
Newest Members
raw10000, jluher, Genessy, ohiofisher, coconut
16262 Registered Users
Forum Stats
16262 Members
36 Forums
37220 Topics
507041 Posts

Max Online: 2277 @ 12/03/19 04:57 PM
Top Posters
esshup 24034
Cecil Baird1 20043
ewest 20010
Dave Davidson1 14124
Bill Cody 13036
Who's Online
0 registered (), 101 Guests and 532 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Topic Options
#513443 - 10/29/19 09:19 AM When to stop feeding ?
jpws Offline


Registered: 11/28/17
Posts: 41
Loc: AR
At what point in the year, is it suggested to stop feeding?


Is is based on temperature, month, or other?


Or, feed if they will eat it?


I feed daly in the morning aroud 7:30am, and i usually feed a 32oz cup full and every piece is gone in a few minutes. Video link below is from this morning - @ 39 degrees.


https://vimeo.com/369560785
_________________________
.20 acre pond-that leaks/4-5' deep. Stocked 6/22/19 with 300 BG(supposed to be HBG, removed 100+/- so far), 100 RES, 3carp. On 8/20 added 300 HBG, + 21 5"HSB. 8/21 added 5 8" SMB, one 10" LMB . video 8/12 https://vimeo.com/353629233

Top
#513446 - 10/29/19 10:06 AM Re: When to stop feeding ? [Re: jpws]
DavidDunn Offline


Registered: 04/11/19
Posts: 21
Loc: Newton, IA
The fish will tell you when to stop feeding. I would continue until you the feeding activity drops off. You will be able to notice a significant drop in activity when the time to stop feeding arrives. Just my two cents, best of luck!
_________________________
2.5 acres with LMB, RES, BG and CC

Top
#513447 - 10/29/19 11:45 AM Re: When to stop feeding ? [Re: jpws]
ewest Offline
Moderator
Hall of Fame 2014

Lunker

Registered: 03/08/05
Posts: 20010
Loc: Miss.
What was the water temp. ? Around 55 is when feeding decreases for BG and LMB. The fish will tell you when to slow or stop feeding by their activity. FYI early spring feeding (or warm late winter days) helps for good spawning condition.
_________________________















Top
#513450 - 10/29/19 01:32 PM Re: When to stop feeding ? [Re: jpws]
Acoursey Offline


Registered: 10/26/17
Posts: 71
Loc: West Lafayette, IN
They will feed better on warm sunny afternoons vs cold mornings this time of year.

Top
#513467 - 10/30/19 04:33 AM Re: When to stop feeding ? [Re: jpws]
anthropic Offline


Registered: 05/03/14
Posts: 1957
Loc: East Texas, USA
Everybody's different. Personally, I stop feeding when I can no longer see my feet.
_________________________
8ac E Tx, full 3/16. CNBG, RES, FHM 10/15; TP 5/16; FLMB 6/16. 100 12" NLMB & 1k GSH 10/17. 150# TP & 70 HSB 5/18. 1k PK 11/18. 100# TP 4/19, 200# RBT 12/19





Top
#513468 - 10/30/19 06:37 AM Re: When to stop feeding ? [Re: jpws]
ItalyBASS Offline


Registered: 03/28/16
Posts: 133
Loc: Italy
+1 @anthropic. Same here.
_________________________
Filippo

Top
#513727 - 11/05/19 08:57 PM Re: When to stop feeding ? [Re: anthropic]
ewest Offline
Moderator
Hall of Fame 2014

Lunker

Registered: 03/08/05
Posts: 20010
Loc: Miss.
Originally Posted By: anthropic
Everybody's different. Personally, I stop feeding when I can no longer see my feet.


+ 2
_________________________















Top
#513757 - 11/06/19 02:23 PM Re: When to stop feeding ? [Re: ewest]
Theo Gallus Offline
Moderator
Lunker

Registered: 05/14/04
Posts: 12472
Loc: Central Ohio
Originally Posted By: ewest
Originally Posted By: anthropic
Everybody's different. Personally, I stop feeding when I can no longer see my feet.


+ 2

You don't need to see your feet. Slippers, gentlemen, slippers.
_________________________
"Live like you'll die tomorrow, but manage your grass like you'll live forever."
-S. M. Stirling

Top
#513758 - 11/06/19 03:10 PM Re: When to stop feeding ? [Re: Theo Gallus]
Pat Williamson Offline


Registered: 08/08/14
Posts: 2864
Loc: Oakwood,Texas
Lol that just ainít right!

Top
#513761 - 11/06/19 03:22 PM Re: When to stop feeding ? [Re: jpws]
roundy Offline


Registered: 09/10/16
Posts: 265
Loc: Central Illinois
A pair of these helped my situation quite a bit.


Top

Today's Birthdays
CapTim, jims place, JWB, Katman, Pond Queen, PR Cooper, Willbilly
Recent Posts
What plants and where to buy in North Texas
by Snipe
Today at 12:38 AM
What did you do at your pond today?
by anthropic
Yesterday at 10:13 PM
Why are deeper ponds less prone to fish kills?
by Bill Cody
Yesterday at 08:37 PM
Getting Big.......
by Bill Cody
Yesterday at 08:29 PM
Chronicles of stocking Hybrid Striped Bass......
by snrub
Yesterday at 07:49 PM
On Mutt Pond
by snrub
Yesterday at 07:28 PM
Pond Porn
by RStringer
Yesterday at 02:19 PM
New builder and ponds
by RStringer
Yesterday at 01:50 PM
Organic Fertilizer or not?
by TGW1
Yesterday at 07:51 AM
Huge Trout growth under ice
by wbuffetjr
Yesterday at 06:52 AM
Newly Uploaded Images
I Subscribe Permanent Link
Need Plants Identified - Texas Pond - Lily Pad ...
Personal Record BGxRES
Harry's Pond
pond view
Fishing Colorado...finally

© 2014 POND BOSS INC. all rights reserved USA and Worldwide