Pond Boss Magazine
https://www.pondboss.com/images/userfiles/image/20130301193901_6_150by50orangewhyshouldsubscribejpeg.jpg
Advertisment
Newest Members
aiyueaccent, dennyj622, slumer, mcglothlin33, KWei
17,768 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums36
Topics39,769
Posts541,391
Members17,768
Most Online3,583
Jan 15th, 2020
Top Posters
esshup 26,741
ewest 21,009
Cecil Baird1 20,043
Bill Cody 14,279
Who's Online Now
9 members (Bill Cody, Ervin, SherWood, RAH, Shorty, Theo Gallus, FireIsHot, Pat Williamson, catscratch), 258 guests, and 145 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
OP Offline
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
I am going to post pics of my pond being dug and post pics and updates as it progresses, as of now has been getting worked on for 5 days. Enjoy the pics and I look forward to your pics and comments!








[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 3,365
Likes: 157
A
Offline
A
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 3,365
Likes: 157
My east Texas pond project has gone nowhere for 2 1/2 months -- too wet! -- so it is good to see dirt being moved. Good luck and keep us posted! grin


7ac 2015 CNBG RES FHM 2016 TP FLMB 2017 NLMB GSH L 2018 TP & 70 HSB PK 2019 TP RBT 2020 TFS TP 25 HSB & 250 F1,L,RBT -206 2021 TFS TP GSH L,-312 2022 GSH TP CR TFS -116




Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 1,378
Likes: 43
W
Offline
W
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 1,378
Likes: 43
I bet you are excited!


Keep This Forum Viable, Read Pond Boss Magazine -
America's Journal of Pond Management
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 144
M
Junior Member
Offline
Junior Member
M
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 144
Go man go

Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
OP Offline
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
Oh yea!! I am gathering stuff up for structure now so I can start placing it soon as they are done, from the springs and the rain water flowing in, looks like my pond will fill up quick. Kepp checking back for updated pictures!


[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 146
Offline
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 146
How big of pond will this be when it is done?


My pond renovation thread here
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
OP Offline
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
Just over a acre BLUE


[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
OP Offline
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
Now that is a lot of dirt!!



[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 78
L
Offline
L
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 78
Exciting progress :-)


I subscribe!
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 41
T
Offline
T
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 41
This is awesome! How big is your property? I wanted an acre but everyone scoffed when I mentioned it because I only have 12 acres.

Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
OP Offline
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
it`s 10.5 acres, smaller than your place Griff


[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 41
T
Offline
T
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 41
Damn, I knew I should have gone bigger...Now I want an acre!

Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
OP Offline
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
Yea I still have plenty of property left, in the pics where the pond is, you are only seeing the back right corner of it. Basic math
10.5 - 1 = 9.5 acres that's still plenty of land for every thing else. I live out in the woods though and no other houses around, so I don't know if that comes into play or not.


[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 670
C
CMM Offline
Offline
C
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 670
The Griff,

I have just over 4 acres of water (one 4 acres pond and one .25 acre mini pond) on just 18 acres of land smile If I could have flooded everything except the house I would have. Or maybe I would have bought a house boat!

Dinsmore,

looks like you are having fun. When it is done, you will be able to look at product you did yourself. May you have many happy memories.

CMM


CMM

Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
OP Offline
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
Hey guys! I know it been months but they have had problems finding people to buy the dirt coming out of my pond so they stopped digging, BUT I got to see what water quality I would have when it filled up and it is beautiful!! Also they have started digging again!! so I hope yall enjoy the pics and would love to hear your feedback.






Last edited by Dinsmoreoutdoors; 10/01/15 06:20 PM.

[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 2,386
B
Ambassador
Field Correspondent
Lunker
Offline
Ambassador
Field Correspondent
Lunker
B
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 2,386
Dang Dins, that last pic could be a postcard or a promo photo for a land development project. Congratulations and thanks for posting the pics and bringing us up to date.
The Griff, let em scoff, I have a 1/4 acre pond and have had 8 yrs of grandkids havin fun and friends askin to come over.


Do nature a favor, spay/neuter your pets and any weird friends or relatives.
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 15,229
Likes: 81
D
Moderator
Lunker
Offline
Moderator
Lunker
D
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 15,229
Likes: 81
Gonna be pretty neat


It's not about the fish. It's about the pond. Take care of the pond and the fish will be fine. PB subscriber since before it was in color.

Without a sense of urgency, Nothing ever gets done.

Boy, if I say "sic em", you'd better look for something to bite. Sam Shelley Rancher and Farmer Muleshoe Texas 1892-1985 RIP
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 20,043
Likes: 1
Hall of Fame
Lunker
Offline
Hall of Fame
Lunker
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 20,043
Likes: 1
Originally Posted By: Dinsmoreoutdoors
Oh yea!! I am gathering stuff up for structure now so I can start placing it soon as they are done, from the springs and the rain water flowing in, looks like my pond will fill up quick. Kepp checking back for updated pictures!


Good for you. Many of us know the excitement of our first pond.

For those of us that don't know our trees what kind of trees are those around the pond?

Last edited by Cecil Baird1; 10/02/15 05:18 AM.

If pigs could fly bacon would be harder to come by and there would be a lot of damaged trees.






Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 2,386
B
Ambassador
Field Correspondent
Lunker
Offline
Ambassador
Field Correspondent
Lunker
B
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 2,386
Cecil, up kinda late aren't ya?


Do nature a favor, spay/neuter your pets and any weird friends or relatives.
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 20,043
Likes: 1
Hall of Fame
Lunker
Offline
Hall of Fame
Lunker
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 20,043
Likes: 1
Originally Posted By: Bob-O
Cecil, up kinda late aren't ya?


I wish!


If pigs could fly bacon would be harder to come by and there would be a lot of damaged trees.






Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
OP Offline
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
Originally Posted By: Cecil Baird1
Originally Posted By: Dinsmoreoutdoors
Oh yea!! I am gathering stuff up for structure now so I can start placing it soon as they are done, from the springs and the rain water flowing in, looks like my pond will fill up quick. Kepp checking back for updated pictures!


Good for you. Many of us know the excitement of our first pond.

For those of us that don't know our trees what kind of trees are those around the pond?


Thoughs are long needle pine trees


[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
OP Offline
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
Hey guy they got a lot of water drained out so I wanted to put up some more pics while I can. oh and measured it out to day. It is 136ft wide and 320ft long







[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 2,386
B
Ambassador
Field Correspondent
Lunker
Offline
Ambassador
Field Correspondent
Lunker
B
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 2,386
Are'nt those Long Needle Pines home to a special woodpecker that is/was on the endangered list? Also are they more popular in the northern portion of the state?


Do nature a favor, spay/neuter your pets and any weird friends or relatives.
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 20,043
Likes: 1
Hall of Fame
Lunker
Offline
Hall of Fame
Lunker
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 20,043
Likes: 1
Originally Posted By: Dinsmoreoutdoors
Originally Posted By: Cecil Baird1
Originally Posted By: Dinsmoreoutdoors
Oh yea!! I am gathering stuff up for structure now so I can start placing it soon as they are done, from the springs and the rain water flowing in, looks like my pond will fill up quick. Kepp checking back for updated pictures!


Good for you. Many of us know the excitement of our first pond.

For those of us that don't know our trees what kind of trees are those around the pond?


Thoughs are long needle pine trees


Thanks. Seen quite a few in my travels in the south.

Last edited by Cecil Baird1; 10/03/15 03:40 AM.

If pigs could fly bacon would be harder to come by and there would be a lot of damaged trees.






Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
OP Offline
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 272
Likes: 3
Originally Posted By: Bob-O
Are'nt those Long Needle Pines home to a special woodpecker that is/was on the endangered list? Also are they more popular in the northern portion of the state?


Bob there are millions of them, the land I live on was once paper company land, and they farm thoughs pine trees every for pulp wood. So no probs there


[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Link Copied to Clipboard
Today's Birthdays
There are no members with birthdays on this day.
Recent Posts
Orangespotted Sunifsh
by Shorty - 06/24/22 07:03 PM
Just limed my backyard pond
by Pat Williamson - 06/24/22 06:07 PM
Aeration with NO storage
by FireIsHot - 06/24/22 05:04 PM
Anybody got the May/June PB Magazine yet?
by Augie - 06/24/22 04:15 PM
Dog Days
by RAH - 06/24/22 02:57 PM
New CNBG pond
by FireIsHot - 06/24/22 10:27 AM
Air pump question
by esshup - 06/23/22 01:41 PM
What did you do at your pond today?
by esshup - 06/23/22 01:33 PM
Flooded Gast 0523
by blavis - 06/23/22 11:29 AM
Algae identification
by Bill Cody - 06/23/22 11:12 AM
Too much muck for spawning
by esshup - 06/22/22 11:11 PM
Newly Uploaded Images
New Record Bluegill
New Record Bluegill
by Theo Gallus, June 10
pond 6
pond 6
by Stressless, May 10
Molly Ann surveys her new Puppydom
Molly Ann surveys her new Puppydom
by Mongos Pond, January 28
Fry
Fry
by CityDad, January 20
Baldcypress
Baldcypress
by Stressless, January 11
Still active
Still active
by Shorty, December 15

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

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5