POND BOSS ARTICLES CONTENTS 2015
NOTE: Letters & e-mails and Pond to Plate of each issue were moved to the forefront.
Index for 2015 is at the end.

JANUARY - FEBUARY 2015 – Key: Morgans’ Fishery, Hybrid striped bass, Winter aeration, Water quality book, Conference preview, Largemouth bass management, Growing trophy predators, Wildlife planning, Weed treatment – weedkill, Pond friendships, Pond goals, Pond renovation, Trees and pond, Stocker bass.

Eds Desk – Editor Pond Boss Convention Preview.
Letters and e-mails: A. Why some catfish have big heads. B. Digital magazine? C. Reader’s picture request. D. Ordering book of Basic Pond Management, E. Otto’s New Pond Building Book, F. Salmon egg flies. G. Ideas for enhancing FL-GA pond. H. Regional user registry of pond owners. I. Yellow bass problem in Nebraska – fixes.

POND TO PLATE – Mustard Nut Crump Parmesan Tilapia. Tasty easy baked tilapia.

1. RON MORGAN’S FISHERY STRATIGIES. Part 2 of 3. Lusk describes the lofty ideas of fishery plans for eight new small connected ponds in TX.

2. WHAT IS A HYBRID STRIPER. Lusk looks at the basic features of hybrid striped bass.

3. WINTER AERATION WHY AND HOW. Scott Schillig and Cody explain the reasons for and best 3 options to aerate a pond during winter. Discuss DO loss in winter, ponds that are candidates for winter kill and winter ice aeration safety.

4. WATER QUALITY UNEARTHED. Lusk reviews the new book for Aquaculture Water Quality by Dr. Claude Boyd & Craig Tucker.

5. Pond Boss VI. Preview of the events for the 6th Pond Boss Conference in Dallas TX.

6. TRADE OFFS IN POND MANAGEMENT. Willis tells us how to increase or improve the growth of largemouth bass. Shows examples of how to use slot limits and the inter-relationships of bass and bluegills.

7. PRODUCING LARGE NUMBERS OF TROPHY PREDATORY FISH. Part 1. Beasley the concept of producing big predators. Four methods to produce the best predators.

8. WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT PLANNING. VanSchaik explains the long term plans needed to improve wildlife. Discusses property description, target species, habitat management, erosion control, predator control, supplemental water, supplemental feed, shelters, Population control.

9. THINKING IN THE DEEPER WATER. Lusk uses an example of an improper weed treatment and resulting large fish kill for some pond management lessons.

10. YOUR POND: A PERFECT SETTING. Lahaie remembers how friendly visits, long term friendships, and good memories were created around activities at pond.

11. OTHER SIDE OF THE POND. Cornwell presents two different views of the same old pond and how to blend the two into different goals.

12. CONTEMPLATING RENOVATION. Lusk discusses the thought process and cost for rebuilding and old pond versus building a new pond.

13. DAMS AND TREES. Otto discusses the use and benefits of trees around of ponds. How trees play a role in pond building. Guidelines for trees left in flooded ponds. How trees affect the dam integrity and rules for trees on dams.

14. SURVIVAL OF PELLET RAISED VERSUS LIVE PREY FED STOCKER FISH. West summarizes survival rates of stocking pellet trained & natural prey raised bass. Second part summarizes how size of stocker bass affects their survival.


MAR - APR 15. Key: Better management, Largemouth spawn basics, Growing big bass. Water temperature, Morgan’s Pond Pt 3, Yellow perch spawn, Pond memories, Wildlife hunting, Relative weights, PBoss 6 Conference, Put & Take fishery, Leaky ponds, Otto’s pond building book, LM Bass stocking types.

Eds Desk – Bob describes his small aquaponics system and praises Pond Boss Convention VI.
Letters and e-mails. A. Catfish for a bass – bluegill pond? B. Harvest bass in one year. C. Renewable energy aeration for 5 ac pond? D. How to order Otto’s new pond building book. E. Hints for growing bullfrogs. F. How to get the Handbook for Aqua culture Water Quality. G. How to remove last two trout. H. How long for a new leaky pond to seal? I. Will bacterial microbes & aeration improve a pond? J. Lack of bass bite in 300ac lake? K. Success of ESS-13 in a sandy soil situation. L. Help for a clear pond turned mucky.

FROM POND TO PLATE. SAMMY’S SMOKED TROUT. Description of how steps from pond to smoker to plate.

1. BUILDING YOUR STRTEGY. Your Outlook For Successful Pond Management. Lusk discusses how to create pond goals with some examples. How to evaluate habitat status of your fishery to determine size classes. How water chemistry helps reach your goals, food chain genetics and harvest.

2. THE SPAWN ROLLS. Lusk discusses the trends of body weight of LM bass throughout the year. Timing of spawning and fish fry development of various fish species.

3. FIRING ON ALL CYLINDERS. Beasley discusses the 100 year history of a fish club lake of 85 ac and what was missing to consistently produce big bass. How he fixed the problems and challenges on a limited budget.

4. WATER TEMPERATURE. Lusk tells how water temperature plays many roles in a pond. How temperature influences pond balance.

5. RON MORGAN’S SUCCESSES & NOT SO SUCCESSES. Part III. Lusk summarizes some of the results of the 5 weir pond system and affects of having overcrowded fish.

6. YELLOW PERCH SPAWNING. Willis explains how, when, and where yellow perch spawn. Discusses egg masses, hatching time, enhancing egg production and recruitment.

7. A MOMENT WITHIN A MOMENT. Lahaie relates how special activities at a pond can produce memories for a life time.

8. HUNTING AND WILDLIFE. VanSchaik looks in-depth at how hunting and natural production lead to a better balance. Topics are: balance of nature, cruelty, deer population control, density, sex ratio age class, and safety. Excellent article; a must read for all land owners.

9. RELATIVE WEIGHTS. How to Compare Your Fish. Lusk explains the brief history of relative weight calculation, how to calculate it, seasonal differences, what it means and how to use it to improve your fishery. Standard weight charts for LM bass, bluegill, redear sunfish and crappie.

10. POND BOSS VI CONFERENCE AND EXPO. Lusk summarizes the events and activities of the 6th PB conference in Dallas TX.

11. SHOULD I PUT AND TAKE? Cornwell defines a put and take fishery, why have it, what ponds are best for it, what species to use, how to get the most benefits and what to expect .

12. DEALING WITH A CHRONIC LEAKER. Lusk presents an example of how to detect pond leaks, what questions to ask, how to resolve the problems of this leaky pond.

13. WRITING A BOOK. Otto tells how growing up he never thought he would never be able to write a book. Briefly reviews the book chapters.

14. SURVIVAL OF PELLET RAISED VS LIVE PRED FED STOCKER FISH. West summarizes research that compared stocking of pellet trained bass versus bass raised on natural foods, plus a 2nd project that liked at what sizes of stocker bass best survive transplanting.


MAY - JUN 15. Key: Fred Bingham pond. Aquatic plants. Producing trophy predators. Water’s basic features. Sampling pond fish. Bullhead basics. Keyways, dams, & correct moisture for compaction. Public utility right of ways. Relative weight records. Blotching on LM bass. Advice for fisheries students. Small pond food production. Spillways and outlets, Fish research summaries.

Eds Desk. More pond stuff including videos being introduced. Items for early season management.

Letters & e-mails. A. How to get the new pond water quality book. B. Fix a leaky pond liner? C. How to - Digital version of the magazine? D. Is hard well water a problem. E. Student seeking summer internship. F. Problem: water clear then cloudy.

POND TO PLATE - TILAPIA TACO BOWL. Tilapia with a coleslaw mixture.

1. FRED BINGAMAN. A MAN OF MANY PASSIONS. Beth Lahaie tells us about Bingaham pond and Fred’s family.

2. UNDERWATER GREENERY: GOOD OR BAD? Lusk describes how plants enhanced a fishery and how plant elimination hurt the fishery. What to look for in choosing beneficial pond plants.

3. PRODUCING LARGE NUMBERS OF TROPHY PREDATOR FISH. Part 2. Dave Beasley explains predator fish management, two categories of predators, monitoring size classes, ways to grow trophy predators.

4. THE NATURE OF POND WATER. Dr Claude Boyd explains the water cycle, how soils affect water quality Plus explains all the basics of what is dissolved in water after it hits the ground. Provides guidelines & acceptable limits of many chemical parameters.

5. SAMPLING YOUR POND FISH. Part 1. Cody details three simple methods he used to sample and compare the fisheries in 13 ponds.

6. THOSE DARN BULLIES! Willis tells us all about bullhead catfish with an emphasis on black bullheads, life history, growth rates, feeding habits, and what type pond produces large bullheads.

7. GETTING TO THE CORE. Mike Gray describes cores of dams and keyways. Correct ways to build them, describes rock overhangs, jointed rock structures, correct dirt moisture for compaction,

8. PUBLIC UTILITIES, ENERGY DISTRIBUTION AND YOUR LAND. VanSchaik discusses right of ways, their impacts, maintenance contracts, how best to deal with the acquisitions team.

9. USING RELATIVE WEIGHT RECORDS FOR WISE DECISIONS. Lusk uses an example of how to use relative weight to compare a stunted bass fishery.

10. THE BASS BLOTCH MYSTERY. Ralph Manns dwells into what causes black pigmentation patches on bass, causes, frequency, and how to reduce it.

11. ADVICE FOR FISHERIES. Cornwell provided god guidelines for students and pond owners. How to sell yourself and what it takes to succeed in the fisheries profession.

12. FOOD FOR THOUGHT. Lusk tells how to use the mini-pond to grow fish for food.

13. MORE ABOUT SPILLWAYS. Otto defines spillway and explains the two basic types. How to calculate size of outlet pipes, best pipe types to use, when to use drop inlets & siphon tubes. Front side dam protection.

14. SEEKING INPUT – WHAT INTERESTE YOU? West summarizes 10 fishery research articles about several topics for catfish, bluegill nesting, electrofishing selectivity, LMB eating stocked perch, yellow perch survival, drawdowns & weeds, cast nets.


JUL - AUG 15. Key: Bass growing plan. Fish sampling. Multiple pond manage. Pond fertilization. Humphrey’s stream pond. Walleye smallmouth competition. Fisheries careers. Weather & wildlife. Redear sunfish facts. McCaskill pond. Winterkill facts. Silt behavior in ponds, Spillways. Bass raised on pellets.

Eds Desk: HAPPY BIRTHDAY USA! Thanks to public servants.

Letters and e-mails. A. May-Jun cover photo comment. B. Fish parasite management. C. Flooding impact on fishery? D. Locate the digital magazine? E. Are alum and soil acidifier the same? F. Locate fertilizer 18-46-0? G. Leaky pond advice. H. Build a sand beach.

POND TO PLATE – LYNDA’S SMOKED TROUT SPREAD. Steps how to smoke trout and prepare a delicious appetizer.

1. JORDAN WINERY BASS STRATEGY. Lusk describes what it takes for bass fishery to go from average to outstanding.

2. SIMPLE FISH SMPLING RESULTS. Part 2. Cody presents the results of a simple fish sampling study used in 13 test ponds.

3. MANAGING MULTIPLE PONDS TO CREATE THE ULTIMATE FISHERY. Beasley provides lessons to use to help maintain a trophy fishery that extends long term. Tips for high catch rates and impact of having clear winter water.

4. SPORTFISH POND FERTILIZATION. Dr. Boyd summarizes what has been learned about fertilizing ponds after 75 years at Auburn University. How to use the info for sport fish ponds. Topics: retention times, alkalinity, turbidity, fertilizer types, granular vs liquid, aquatic weeds, water temperature.

5. HUMPHREY’S COUNTY PROJECT. Mike Gary describes the early planning steps needed to convert a small stream into a lake of 10-16 acres.

6. FISH COMPETITION. Melissa Wuellner & Willis describe fish competition and how it played a role in a smallmouth bass – walleye fishery. Food diets were examined.

7. A CAREER ON INLAND WATERS. Master’s Degree Opportunity Available. Dr Willard Harmon describes the Lake Management program at Stat University of New York. An in-depth educational degree.

8. MORE WEATHER AND WILDLIFE. VanSchaik explains what happens to wildlife during various types of weather extremes of cold wet to hot dry.

9. REDEAR SUNFISH. Lusk provides some basic facts about redears.

10. POP’S PLACE. Roddy McCaskill leads us from buying property to designing and building a 11 acre pond to include structure, feeding and mistakes made.

11. WINTER KILL ..... SOME LIVED AND SOME DIED. Cornwell describes winter kill causes, vulnerability of species, ponds likely to have it, and dealing with the after affects.

12. SILT BY DESIGN. Lusk discusses water movement and silt, where silt accumulates, how it affects ponds, and what to do with a silt laden pond.

13. EMERGENCY SPILLWAYS. Otto tells the need for secondary spillways and how to design them, where to get help, parameters for emergency spillways.

14. BASS ON PELLETS. West reviews a research study that used two sizes and 3 diets of floating and sinking pellets to feed 2nd yr bass.


SEP-OCT 15. Key: Five basic mgmt concepts. Structure vs cover. Humphery’s project Pt2. Pond turbidity. Shift pond nutrients. Common carp. Bacterial management. Avian flu. Pond box mentality. Mechanical weed harvester. Pumpkinseed sunfish. Floods & drought mgmt. Flooding spillways. Diet studies 7 sunfish.

Eds Desk. Labor day & School. Preparation for school kids. Visit to South Dakota with summary of speech to Game Fish & Parks Dept.

Letters and e-mails. A. Impact of too much water. B. What is normal water loss in new pond? C. NC pond bluegill. D. USDA grant for aquaculture. E. Net barrier reduces fish movement. F. Do otters eat catfish? G. OK to add a bag of crayfish? H. What do grass carp eat?

POND TO PLATE – FIRE ROASTED SALSA. Grilling tomatoes for a unique salsa recipe.

1. THE MOST IMPORTANT PRINCIPLES OF POND MANAGEMENT. Lusk discusses the 5 basic pond management concepts that are useful for all ponds: simple water chemistry, habitat, food chain, genetics, and harvest.

2. WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STRUCTURE AND COVER. Ralph Manns explains how structure differs from cover. Type of cover, where to place it for best use.

3. HUMPHERY’S COUNTY PROJECT Part 2. Prepping the Site. Mike Gray describes the preparation work needed and complex problems encountered for building a core trench.

4. TURBIDITY REMOVAL FROM PONDS. Dr Boyd discusses the disadvantages of turbid ponds . Methods to remove or deduce silt turbidity. Source of turbidity and additions to reduce turbidity.

5. THE SHIFTING OF NUTRIENTS. Beasley discusses ideas to achieve adequate nutrient concentrations for keeping a good bloom. Tools for helping maintain a good bloom.

6. COMMON CARP AND YOUR POND. Willis & Lusk compare the differences of Asian cap and common carp. Ways they enter a pond. How to deal with them when present.

7. NATURAL PONDWATER MANAGEMET. Darryl Donaldson discusses how bioaugmentation of adding beneficial bacteria can help improve pond conditions.

8. WILDLIFE ALERT - RETURN OF AVIAN FLU. VanSchaik discusses bird flu, its source, how it is spread, types, common symptoms, sensible prevention and control.

9. WHAT’S YOUR BOX? Lusk asks us to examine our pond goals and maybe redefine goals to get a better pond.

10. THE MECHANICAL HARVESTER. Dr. Bruce Richards tells about the new smaller harvester to keep ponds and lakes in better shape. Describes precision harvesting for fewer plants, algae and dead materials.

11. PUMPKINSEED ..... INSTEAD OF BLUEGILL. Lusk tells us about pumpkinseed sunfish. Why these fish could be better than bluegill outside the Southeast and Mississippi valley.

12. FLOODS AND DROUGHTS AND YOUR SMALL POND. Lusk tells how floods and drought affect the mini-pond’s inhabitants. Several ways to check the affects.

13. HIGH WATER RESCUE 2015. Otto has samples of spillway evaluation and some quick fixes during overflowing flooded ponds.

14. ABSTRACTS AND STUDIES – READ THEM. Diet studies of seven species of sunfish that include LMB, Blk crappie, Longear ear sunfish, Red spotted sunfish, Redear sunfish, Warmouth.


NOV-DEC 15. Key: Pond aeration. Creating & placing cover. Humphrey's project Pt3. Liming ponds. Renovating fisheries. Seasonal changes studied in Bremer pond. Designing a fishery. Pets vs wildlife management. Ecological balance vs harmony. Tribute: George Glazner. Review: bass dominated fishery. Benefits of small ponds. Flood and drought impacts. Introducing Professional Lake Management Society. Hybrid striped bass new info.

Eds Desk – Lusk is thankful to be a fisheries biologist, plus a road trip to New England.

Letters & e-mails. A. Dead fish due to wet food?. B. Bluegill only in WI?. C. Where to find mirror carp? D. Reducing iron is spring fed pond. E. Problem surface film? F. Grandma catches big bass.

POND TO PLATE – HOME GROWN BREAKFAST TACOS. Sausage from wild hog blended with spices to make taco filling.

1. AERATE OR NOT? Lusk discusses the benefits of aerating, how it works, and why it can reduce chances of fish kills.

2. CREATING COVER TO ENHANCE STRUCTURE. Ralph Manns discusses beneficial types of fish cover and attractors, what to look for and the best places to locate it.

3. HUMPHREY’S COUNTY PROJECT Part 3. The Finish Line. Mike Gray explains how he completed building a difficult dam for a large pond in TN.

4. LIMING SPROTFISH PONDS. Dr. Boyd explains the basics and detailed info about alkalinity, bicarbonate, and types of substances for liming ponds. When & when not to lime, how to sample to determine if lime is needed.

5. RESETTING FISHERIES. Beasley explains why & how to restart a pond fishery gone bad.

6. SEASONAL CHANGES IN WATER, TEMPERATURE, AND OXYGEN IN NORTHERN PONDS. Smith, Augspurger, Schubert, Graeb and Willis present several years of water test data at 5 ac Bremer pond increased knowledge for ground water ponds.

7. DESIGNING YOUR FISHNG PROGRAM. Lusk tells how to combine planning and management ideas to produce a quality fishery. How to keep a good idea from becoming a headache.

8. PET DOLLARS, ANIMAL WELFARE & WILDLIFE. VanSchaik presents a very good ethical and moral discussion of pets versus farm animals and wildlife. How hunting & fishing are very important tools in management.

9. ECOLOGICAL HARMONY. Lusk explains how timing is an important part of balance for maintaining the fishery. Discusses how balance is different than ecological harmony.

10. TRIBUTE TO GEORGE. Lusk summarizes the life and passion for ponds & fly fishing of long time Pond Boss family member George Glazener.

11. MOE’S POND: IT’S TIME FOR A CHANGE. Casscles, Busby, and Cornwell provide an update for a 35 acre bass on bass fishery that started as a golden shiner, bullhead, smallmouth bass fishery and evolved into all stunted LMbass of 4”-14”.

12. GORDENVILLE PEACE. Lusk describes 3 big benefits of having a smaller pond.

13. FLOOD GONE, DROUGHT ON. Otto discusses pond structure repairs after excessive spring flooding.

14. NEW ORGANIZATION FOR PROFESSIONAL LAKE MANAGERS. Lusk presents info about SLMP Society - Society of Lake Management Professionals.

15. BY GEORGE, IT’S HYBRID STRIPED BASS. West reviews some of the technical research info about HSB for sport fishing. Includes use of pellet foods, carbohydrate digestibility, spawning, egg type, temperature and dissolved oxygen preferences.


Index POND BOSS 2015
Pond to Plate was not indexed

Acidic substances Nov-Dec 15
Advice fish students May-Jun 15
Aeration benefits Nov-Dec 15
Aeration winter Jan-Feb 15
Alkalinity facts Nov-Dec 15
Aluminum sulfate – turbidity Sep-Oct 15
Aluminum sulfate Jul-Aug 15
Angling fish selectivity May-Jun 15
Annual capacity pond Mar-Apr 15
Aquaculture grant Q-A Sep-Oct 15
Aquaponics experience Q-A Sep-Oct 15
Attractors fish Nov-Dec 15
Avian flu Sep-Oct 15
Basic substances Nov-Dec 15
Bass catchability May-Jun 15
Bass eat yellow perch May-Jun 15
Bass growing strategy Jul-Aug 15
Bass LM SM Nov-Dec 15
Bass management Mar-Apr 15
Bass pellet feeding Jul-Aug 15
Bass pellet trained stocker Jan-Feb 15
Bass pellets vs wild fed Mar-Apr 15
Bass pumpkinseed combo Sep-Oct 15
Bass size recruitment May-Jun 15
Bass spawn trends Mar-Apr 15
Bass stocker sizes Jan-Feb 15
Beach building Q-A Jul-Aug 15
Behavior bluegill pumpkinseed Sep-Oct 15
Bingham pond May-Jun 15
Bioturbation Sep-Oct 15
Bird flu Sep-Oct 15
Blotching in bass May-Jun 15
Bluegill behavior Sep-Oct 15
Bluegill hints Q-A Nov-Dec 15
Bluegill nesting May-Jun 15
Book - Water Quality Jan-Feb 15
Bremer pond Nov-Dec 15
Bullfrog growing Jan-Feb 15
Raising bullfrogs Jan-Feb 15
Bullheads May-Jun 15
Career in fisheries Jul-Aug 15
Carp Asian Sep-Oct 15
Carp common Sep-Oct 15
Carrying capacity peak Mar-Apr 15
Cast nets use May-Jun 15
Catfish interactions May-Jun 15
Catfish small ponds May-Jun 15
Catfish supplemental Q-A Mar-Apr 15
Compaction dirt facts May-Jun 15
Competition walleye – smallmouth Jul-Aug 15
Cove structure types Nov-Dec 15
Cover vs structure Sep-Oct 15
Crayfish stocking Q-A Sep-Oct 15
Dam construction May-Jun 15
Dam core keyway May-Jun 15
Di-ammonium phosphate Jul-Aug 15
Diet overlap 7 sunfish Sep-Oct 15
Dirt compaction moisture May-Jun 15
Dissolved oxygen Nov-Dec 15
Drawdown Hydrillla May-Jun 15
Droughts flooding Sep-Oct 15
Dying fish problem Q-A Nov-Dec 15
Ecological harmony Nov-Dec 15
ESS-13 Q-A Mar-Apr 15
Fertility secchi disk Jul-Aug 15
Fertilizer 18-46-0 Q-A Jul-Aug 15
Fertilizing methods Jul-Aug 15
Film surface problem Q-A Nov-Dec 15
Fish attractors Nov-Dec 15
Fish bass fed pellets Jul-Aug 15
Fish bass slot limit Jan-Feb 15
Fish bass stocking Mar-Apr 15
Fish behavior high water Jul-Aug 15
Fish blotching May-Jun 15
Fish Bluegill hints Q-A Nov-Dec 15
Fish bullheads May-Jun 15
Fish carp common Sep-Oct 15
Fish catch barrier Q-A Sep-Oct 15
Fish catfish small pond May-Jun 15
Fish competition Jul-Aug 15
Fish dying Q-A Nov-Dec 15
Fish genetics mgmt Sep-Oct 15
Fish harvest mgmt Sep-Oct 15
Fish hybrid striper Jan-Feb 15
Fish LMB average to great Jul-Aug 15
Fish Mirror carp Q-A Nov-Dec 15
Fish pellet vs wild raised bass Jan-Feb 15
Fish pumpkinseed Sep-Oct 15
Fish Put &Take Mar-Apr 15
Fish redear basics Jul-Aug 15
Fish relative weight May-Jun 15
Fish relative weights Mar-Apr 15
Fish sampling May-Jun 15
Fish sampling results Jul-Aug 15
Fish size stock plan Jan-Feb 15
Fish spawn yellow perch Mar-Apr 15
Fish stocking hints Nov-Dec 15
Fish trophy predators growing Jan-Feb 15
Fish trophy predators May-Jun 15
Fish Yellow bass query Q-A Jan-Feb 15
Morgan’s fish plan for 8 ponds Jan-Feb 15
Fish yellow perch Mar-Apr 15
Fish yellow perch survival May-Jun 15
Fisheries career Jul-Aug 15
Fisheries student advice May-Jun 15
Fishing goals Mar-Apr 15
Flooding advice Sep-Oct 15
Flooding droughts Sep-Oct 15
Food chain management Sep-Oct 15
Fragmented landscapes May-Jun 15
Functional sterility Nov-Dec 15
Genetics fish management Sep-Oct 15
Glazener George Nov-Dec 15
Guidelines pond trees Jan-Feb 15
Gypsum use – turbidity Sep-Oct 15
Habitat management Sep-Oct 15
Harvester weed & algae Sep-Oct 15
Humphrey’s pond project Jul-Aug 15
Humphrey’s project Sep-Oct 15
Hunting benefits Mar-Apr 15
Hybrid striper info Jan-Feb 15
Hydrilla mgmt drawdown May-Jun 15
Internship query Q-A May-Jun 15
Iron control Q-A Nov-Dec 15
It management concept Sep-Oct 15
Key core dam May-Jun 15
Keyway construction May-Jun 15
Land & Utilities May-Jun 15
Landscape fragmentation May-Jun 15
Leak under liner Q-A May-Jun 15
Leaky pond options Mar-Apr 15
Liming rates Nov-Dec 15
Lusk small pond Nov-Dec 15
Management floods droughts Sep-Oct 15
Management wildlife Nov-Dec 15
Management wildlife plans Jan-Feb 15
McCaskill project Jul-Aug 15
Mechanical harvester Sep-Oct 15
Memories at ponds Mar-Apr 15
Mirror carp Q-A Nov-Dec 15
Morgan’s Pond Pt 3 Mar-Apr 15
Nets cast use May-Jun 15
Nutrient shifting Sep-Oct 15
Organic matter use – turbidity Sep-Oct 15
Otto pond building book Mar-Apr 15
Pellet fed bass research Jul-Aug 15
Phosphate super phosphate Jul-Aug 15
Phosphate types Jul-Aug 15
Plant harvester Sep-Oct 15
Pod management 5 basics Sep-Oct 15
Pond Bingham May-Jun 15
Pond Boss VI Mar-Apr 15
Pond Bremer Nov-Dec 15
Pond building book Mar-Apr 15
Pond capacity carrying Mar-Apr 15
Pond chronic leaker Mar-Apr 15
Pond core basics May-Jun 15
Pond fertilization Jul-Aug 15
Pond flood problems Nov-Dec 15
Pond flooding Q-A Jul-Aug 15
Pond floods droughts Sep-Oct 15
Pond food production May-Jun 15
Pond friendships Jan-Feb 15
Pond goals Jan-Feb 15
Pond leakage Q-A Sep-Oct 15
Pond Lusk Swim Nov-Dec 15
Pond memories Mar-Apr 15
Pond mgmt natural Sep-Oct 15
Pond Moe bass heavy Nov-Dec 15
Pond murkiness May-Jun 15
Pond nutrient shift Sep-Oct 15
Pond on a stream Jul-Aug 15
Pond planning example Jul-Aug 15
Pond renovation ideas
Pond renovation Nov-Dec 15
Pond repairs Nov-Dec 15
Pond sealant ESS-13 Q-A Mar-Apr 15
Pond silt affects Jul-Aug 15
Pond silted rebuild Jul-Aug 15
Pond Strategies Mar-Apr 15
Pond temperature cycles Mar-Apr 15
Pond tree location Jan-Feb 15
Pond weeds benefits May-Jun 15
Ponds multiple diversity Jul-Aug 15
Precision harvesting weeds Sep-Oct 15
Predator fish trophies May-Jun 15
Pumpkinseed sunfish Sep-Oct 15
Put & Take fishery Mar-Apr 15
Recruit bass size May-Jun 15
Redear sunfish Jul-Aug 15
Relative weight May-Jun 15
Relative weights Mar-Apr 15
Renovation pond plan Jan-Feb 15
Renovation rotenone Nov-Dec 15
Rotenone renovation Nov-Dec 15
Sampling fish methods May-Jun 15
Sampling fish simple methods Jul-Aug 15
Sealant pond ESS-13 Q-A Mar Apr 15
Secchi dish fertility Jul-Aug 15
Silt pond affects Jul-Aug 15
Slot limit bass Jan-Feb 15
Smallmouth bass competition Jul-Aug 15
Soil compaction basics May-Jun 15
Soil sealant ESS-13 Q-A Mar-Apr 15
Spillway types May-Jun 15
Spillways Jul-Aug 15
Stratification Nov-Dec 15
Stream pond Jul-Aug 15
Striped bass Nov-Dec 15
Structure types Nov-Dec 15
Structure vs cover Sep-Oct 15
Student fish advice May-Jun 15
Sunfish diets 7 spp Sep-Oct 15
Surface film problem Q-A Nov-Dec 15
Temperature effects Nov-Dec 15
Temperature pond cycles Mar-Apr 15
Toe drain Nov-Dec 15
Traps fish May-Jun 15
Tree pond guide Jan-Feb 15
Tribute Geo Glazener Nov-Dec 15
Triple super phosphate Jul-Aug 15
Trophy predator fish May-Jun 15
Turbid pond May-Jun 15
Turbidity fixes Sep-Oct 15
Turbidity removal Sep-Oct 15
Turnover Nov-Dec 15
Utilities land use May-Jun 15
Vegetation cover Nov-Dec 15
Virus avian flu Sep-Oct 15
Walleye competition Jul-Aug 15
Water chemistry mgmt Sep-Oct 15
Water dissolved substances May-Jun 15
Water Quality book Jan-Feb 15
Water temperature basics Mar-Apr 15
Weather & wildlife Jul-Aug 15
Weeds Hydrilla May-Jun 15
Weeds precision harvest Sep-Oct 15
Weeds pros - cons May-Jun 15
Well water problem Q-A May-Jun 15
White bass Nov-Dec 15
Wildlife & bad weather Jul-Aug 15
Wildlife as pets Nov-Dec 15
Wildlife hunting benefits Mar-Apr 15
Wildlife management plans Jan-Feb 15
Winter aeration Jan-Feb 15
Winter kill facts Jul-Aug 15
Yellow bass problem Q-A Jan-Feb 15
Yellow perch spawn Mar-Apr 15
Yellow perch survival May-Jun 15

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