Jan 10th, 2023
POND BOSS ARTICLES CONTENTS 2017
NOTE: Letters & e-mails and Pond to Plate of each issue were moved to the forefront of each contents. Index for 2017 issues is at the end.
JANUARY - FEBUARY 2017 – Key: Limits of fish growth, Using native sunfishes, Professional help sources, Analyzing soil tests, Pellets or natural foods, Rejuvenating waters, Growth stunted bass, Upland habitats, River otters, Trophic cascade, Winter pond checklist, Pond aging, Pond builder tasks, Sources of best advice, Bird Feeders, Fish growth basics.
Eds Desk – New Year and an interesting train trip to New York
POND TO PLATE – Taste Like Chicken Buffalo Sauced Frog Legs. A good way to use harvested bullfrogs. Marinated frog legs, prep time 30 min and deep fried.
Letters and e-mails: A. Fixing another leaky dam. B. Returning large bass, C. Cost per acre of pond management? D. Bushy pondweed fix? E. Stream low water crossing, F. Yellow water film, l. Paddlefish etc.
1. THE MISSING LINK – LIMITING FACTORS. Lusk discusses the limiting factors of pushing fast growing fish in your waters. Why harvest is important rather than just adding more food to feed fish. Two unusual examples of limits.
2. MANAGING NATIVE SUNFISH. Lusk discusses the habits of six sunfish species native to SC for a guy wanting a native sunfish pond.
3. SEEKING PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. Beasley tells what it takes to have a do it yourself successful pond. Trends a new or restarting a pond is most successful, and pieces of management most difficult. No turning back after stocking. Struggles of which predator to use and how many to choose. Common mistakes.
4. POND SOIL TEST REPORTS. Dr Boyd explains how to interpret pond soil test for better pond management.
5. FEED – TRAINED, OR NOT? Lusk puts out facts to consider when using natural foods or increasing production by feeding pelleted food. Implications of nudging fish numbers and sizes by adding fish pellets. What fishes it works with. Ins and Outs of feeding pellets to fish.
6. REJUVENATING OLD RESERVOIRS: A GRAND CHALLENGE FOR FISHERIES. Brian Graeb & Jeff Boxrucker provide more information of science based habitat enhancement and how it works. They discuss challenges of enhancing fisheries in older ineffective, diminished water bodies. Websites provided for pond/lake enhancement.
7. WILL STUNTED BASS GROW? Lusk discusses the consequences of stocking stunted or slow growing bass into a pond. Provides several reasons why adding stunted bass to grow big bluegill is not a good idea.
8. RECOGNIZING KEY FEATURES TO UPLAND HABITATS. VanSchaik presents 7 less obvious features of habitat that many people are unaware of. Great lessons of upland habitat. Most of these features or concepts apply to pond/lake ecosystem management.
9. RIVER OTTERS. Brandon McNamara provides some basic information about otters, how to recognize they are present and some ideas how to deter them.
10. TROPHIC CASCADE …. WHAT IS IT AND DOES IT HAPPEN IN MY POND? Cornwell describes pond food levels and how they interact in your pond.
11. SNOW WHAT? Lusk provides a check list for winter duties to keep your pond in good shape for spring.
12. HOW LONG WILL YOUR LAKE LIVE? Otto looks at the four main factors that determine how ponds and lakes age. Describes use of a silt pond.
13. BOOTS. Mike Gray eloquently describes the many jobs his work boots have endured over the years.
14. I NEED POND HELP! WHO DO I CALL? Dr Neal tries to simplify how to get the best pond advice from three agencies and private consultants. Provides what things to ask to get the best advice.
15. BACK YARD BIRD FEEDERS. A Cure For Your Winter Blues. Birdman Mel gives dos and don’ts for choosing bird feeders for best results.
16. THE REAL PROBLEM IS …? West presents some ideas for improving fish growth rates. Describes prevention versus cure-type logic and the consequences. The right questions to ask.
MAR - APR 2017. Key: Lake design, Oxygen depletion, Channel catfish diet, Bluegreen algae, Algaecides, Fish aging, Algae control methods, Wildlife feeding, Izaak Walton Pond management, Pond planning, Pond dye, Leaky pond rebuild, Pond aging succession, Pond angling survey results, Pond rebuild, Spring bird arrival, Supplemental feeding.
Eds Desk – Spring UP! Introduction to spring with convention VII and issue preview.
Letters and e-mails. A. Crayfish benefits? B. Threadfins in spring, trout in fall. C. Hours for aeration operation. D. Native forage for Quebec smallmouth perch pond. E. Basics of feed trained largemouth.
FROM POND TO PLATE. Grandma’s Shrimp Recipe. Good garlic shrimp with garlic, red pepper, lemon sauce .
1. LOW MAINTENANCE LAKE DESIGN. Lusk explains points needed to produce a long term low maintenance lake. Topics: dam site, permanent habitat needs, mapping, depth percentages.
2. OXYGEN DEPLETION: A REAL PROBLEM FOR PONDS. Shep Dollahon explains dissolved oxygen in water and how to prevent loss or depletion.
3. DIETARY HABITS AND GROWTH OF CHANNEL CATFISH. Chris Evans, Chance Kirkeeng and Dr. Graeb present results of a stomach analysis project for large catfish and related growth rates. Interesting results.
4. THE BLUEGREEN ALGAE DILEMMA IN FERTILIZED SPORTFISH PONDS. Dr Boyd discusses how and why bluegreen algae become abundant and what suppresses them.
5. MANY SIDES TO ALGAECIDES. Patrick Simmsgeiger. Proper ways of managing algae and what to do after an algae kill or crash. .
6. FISH AGING. Dr Willis and Eric West discuss how results from fish aging methods can help your fishery and how to best use the information.
7. LONG TERM VS SHORT TERM MANAGEMENT OF UNSIGHTLY ALGAE. Alex Harrison tells what causes algae and the long term methods to reduce it.
8. DON’T STOP NOW! VanSchaik describes how wildlife feeding should continue up through spring. Nutrient requirements of deer, turkey, upland birds, quail, migrating birds, waterfowl, song birds.
9. POND MANAGEMENT ADVENTURES. Paul Kreingold tells about success of managing on Izaak Walton League 5 acre pond for liming, fertilizing, structure placement, slot limits, and fish results..
10. BEFORE YOU DIG – CONSTRUCTION LESSONS REVISITED. Cornwell provides good advice and many tips for building a pond using ideas from a well experienced pond builder.
11. DYEING A POND. Lusk gives the basic truths about pond dye and how to use it.
12. A DREAM COME TRUE. PART 1. Otto tells about the planning needed to rebuild a leaky Texas pond that needed a liner.
13. PONDS ARE BORN TO DIE: POND NATURAL SUCCESSION. Dr Mike Champ provides valuable insight to what causes pond aging and ideas how to reduce or slow it.
14. FISHING FOR THE NEXT GENERATION. Dr Neal and Leslie Burger report the results of a survey of pond owners how they contribute to create new anglers.
15. TAKE TWO. Jeff Johnson and Mike Gray describes how he rebuilt a 5 acre liner pond that produced a 12 pound bass in 8 years, had the pond flood and then enlarged the pond to rehabilitate the fishery.
16. COMING SOON – THE COLORS AND SOUNDS OF SPRING. Birdman Mel gives tips to attract phoebes, purple martins, bluebirds, wrens and orioles.
17, SUPPLIMENTAL FEEDING – BASICS. West explains fish pellet feeding basics, goals, benefits to sunfish, bass and shad. Fish nutrition balance explained.
MAY - JUN 2017
Key: Hatchery ponds, Common pond minnows, Planting trees, Secchi disk, Rock basin pond, Spawning details, Aquatic plants, Attracting waterfowl, Bass large tumor, Stocking timeline, Small pond renovation, Liner pond methods, Shoreline erosion repair, Coastal ponds, Fishing club design, Purple martins, Clean water defined, Pellet feeding results.
Eds Desk. Issue late apologies. Conference review, Issue review .
POND TO PLATE – Feral Hog Breakfast Sausage Plus Breakfast Tacos.
Letters & e-mails. A. Fertility fix for 12 ac low flow pond. B. Bluegill with pop eye. C. Plants to aid bait fish, D. Small pond leak problem, E. Receiving late PB issues, F. Need more trout pond articles. G. Pump silt to remove. H. Editor error, I. Clarification “Many Sides to Algaecides Mar-Apr 2017.
1. BUILDING HATCHERY PONDS. Lusk explains design of hatchery ponds and are they for you? Key rules to understand.
2. A MINNOW IS A MINNOW OR IS IT? Lusk provides take home points about common raised and wild minnows as tools in pond management.
3. PLANTING TREES Brian Immink explains benefits and locations for planting trees around the pond. How to choose the best tree species for your area. Preparing planting area, planting process, using tree tubes.
4. THE SECCHI DISK. Dr. Boyd describes the you should to know water visibility and how a secchi disk is a good helpful tool in pond management.
5. TO THE FAULT. Mike Gray describes some earthy features he finds digging ponds and movement of water.
6. SPRINGTIME AND SPAWNING. Dr Willis teaches us about spawning habits of pike, walleye, yellow perch, smallmouth, crappie, largemouth, sunfishes, and catfishes.
7. AQUATIC VEGETATION AND TROPHY FISHERIES. Dylan Kwak tells how aquatic plants are crucial for a complete system for growing big fish. How much is best and how to prepare the basin for growing them.
8. PREPARE FOR WATERFOWL SEASON NOW. VanSchaik tells how to best host dabbling ducks, perching ducks, geese, and what preferred natural forages & grain crops to be best used in shallow impoundments. Placement of hunting blinds.
9. FISH DISEASES AND A RARE ONE. Lusk describes a rare disease in a large bass – discolored large abdominal tumor.
10. WHEN SHOULD I STOCK? Cornwell explains why waiting to stock fish in his pond was best. Why timing is very important for a high quality fishery.
11. RENOVATING WITH A BULLDOZER. Lusk and Otto describe renovating Lusk’s two small 0.1 acre hatchery ponds due to excessive blooms and eroded slopes.
12. THE DREAM COMES TRUE. PART TWO. Otto finishes his story about what is needed for a pond liner installation in a leaky large pond. Material and methods.
13. REPARING EROSION AROUND A POND. Lusk describes the renovation of Ray Scott’s Tabernacle Lake to fix shoreline erosion. Four methods discussed.
14.. MANAGING TRICKY COASTAL PONDS. Dr. Neal and Matt Wegener tell how to best manage infertile coastal ponds with low alkalinity.
15. STARTING A FISHING CLUB. Lusk gives us the ins & outs of fishing clubs. Different types, by-laws, access rights, fishing rights, membership government, caretaker, hierarchy, accountability, board of directors, behavior on visits.
16. WHAT IS CLEAN WATER. Christine Cornwell defines features that contribute to, indicate or define good healthy water.
17. YOU CAN ENJOY PURPLE MARTINS. Birdman Mel explains all about attracting and success with martins.
18. SUPPLIMENTAL FEEDING RESULTS. West discusses how feeding benefits your fish and reviews results of a 50 pond feeding study.
JUL - AUG 2017. Key: Big bass grow, Periphyton, Private water fishing, Water analysis report, Berkeley Lake, Fish competition, Fast bass growth, Wildlife taxes. Grass carp, Trout pond basics, Mid-summer water quality, New earthmoving equipment, Pond building learning curve, Fish genetics refreshed, Watershed plants, Bluebirds, Fish catchability.
Eds Desk: Indivisible With Liberty And Justice For All. Value of independence and Issue review.
POND TO PLATE – Twice Baked Crawfish Potatoes. Baked potatoes with crayfish cheese stuffing.
Letters and e-mails. A. Algae removal from walleye pond, B. Best food for koi & carp, C. Baby meisters new pond managers. D. Kid kissing a fish, E. Smallmouth thriving in MO mini-ponds, F. Homemade fountain, G. 6.5 lb hybrid striped bass in AK pond, H. Tree distance from pond, I. Best aerator compressor?
1. BUILDING BIGGER BASS. Larry Hodge brings age, nutrition, and genetics together to grow big bass of 13 lbs in 7 to 10 years. A 6 lbs bass gained 3 lbs in 3 months. Uses off limits angling for 15 yrs. In 2.5 years produces bass up to 5 to 7 lbs.
2. PERIPHYTON. Lusk defines periphyton and as an algae growth community how it is very beneficial in your pond. Why to promote it.
3. PRIVATE WATER MANAGEMENT AND PROFESSIONAL BASS FISHING. Regan Renfroe explains how private waters play a big role in getting people hooked on fishng.
4. WATER ANALYSIS REPORTS FOR SPORTFISH PONDS. Dr Boyd explains details of pH, conductivity, dissolved solids as carbonates, alkalinity, & hardness plus fertility as nitrogen and phosphorus. Gives the three most important chemical tests to use for sportfish ponds.
5. BERKELEY LAKE RESTORATION 2ND CHANCES – PART 1 OF 3. Steven Seitz reviews early steps in rebuilding an 85 acre lake owned by homeowners. Covers flooding event, lake draining, dam inspection, and fish removal.
6. FISH COMPETITION. M.Wuellner and Dr. Willis summarize research of competition between walleye and smallmouth in the Missouri River. Discuss types of competition between the two species.
7. A YOUNG FISHERY WITH A BRIGHT FUTURE. PART 2. RESULTS AFTER THREE YEARS OF MANAGEMET. Dave Beasley describes using a renovated 6 acre pond for growing big bass. Produced bass of up to 4.2 lb in 3 years in thiws southeast central US pond.
8. WILDLIFE AND TAXES. VanSchaik describes tax options, guidelines and choices for agriculture and wildlife land use.
9. GRASS CARP. Lusk describes historical misuse of grass carp in two lakes and provides features and “the skinny” on black, silver, bighead, and grass carp. Includes his experiences, facts, and habits of grass carp.
10. SO YOU WANT A TROUT POND. Cornwell tells what it takes to grow trout in a pond. What makes your pond right for trout?
11. YOUR POND IN THE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER. Lusk explains water behavior in your pond during mid-summer and things that stress fish to look out for.
12. BEEN THERE DONE THAT. Otto looks at some advances of new earthmoving equipment, and recalls getting stuck in wet mud plus some planned pond projects.
13. BAPTISM BY DIRT AND WATER. Mike Gray tells us how he got started building ponds and lakes during his first construction project.
14. DO FISH GENETICS NEED TO BE REFRESHED? Dr Neal tells why some periodic restocking may be helpful to grow better fish due to genetic depression.
15. OUR PLANTING PLAN. Brian Immink tells the how and whys to choose various terrestrial plantings for different pond locations.
16. I’M HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO BLUE – BLUEBIRDS THAT IS! Birdman Mel discusses the many good features about bluebirds, nesting, attracting, and keeping by using his top five tips.
17. EVOLUTION IN PONDS – FAST AND FURIOUS. West discusses new info about fish catchability; the inherited nature of it and how to reduce and deal with it.
SEP-OCT 2017. Key: Docks, Fish weights, Largemouth bass varieties, Climate change affects ponds, Berkeley Lake Part2, Fish condition, Leaky pond fix, Fish genetics, Bass behavior changes, Trout spawning tips, Dealing with unwanted fish, Move pond location, Fishing Instinctively, Alternate fish combinations, Leeches, Attracting Butterflies, Spawning success control.
Eds Desk. Through the Power …... Conference Expo. VII.
POND TO PLATE – Serrano Pepper Jelly. A nice blend of peppers to make a tasty jelly.
Letters and e-mails. A. Shallow weedy algae pond, B. Killing crayfish, C. Turtles a problem? D. Duck weed problem. E. Vacuum muck removal? F. Bass removal flooded pond. G. 2 yr old pond fish questions. H. Red spots on bass I. Great Lakes fish feeder?
1. WHAT’S IN A DOCK? Lusk provides good advice and homework basics about boat dock design from three experts.
2. HOW TO MAKE SCIENCE RELEVANT WITH YOUR POND. Practical Use of Relative Weight. Lusk revisits relative weight and standard weight methods to evaluate and monitor the quality of your fish. Questions to ask for good answers.
3. WHAT LARGEMOUTH BASS SHOULD I STOCK? Dave Beasley explains numerous options for the best type of bass for stocking based on your goals.
4. CLIMATE CHANGE AND SPORTFISH PONDS. Dr Boyd explains how climate change could lead to long term changes in ponds. Emphasis was on changes in carbon dioxide, pH, alkalinity, increased temperature, and productivity.
5. PLANNING IMPLEMENTATION AND LESSONS LEARNED. PART 2 0F 3. Berkeley Lake Restoration – 2nd Chances. Steve Seitz summarizes planning, fund raising, dam reconstruction, sediment removal,, shoreline work, and fish stocking for a 65 year old 85 acre lake in Atlanta.
6. HOW PLUMP IS THAT FISH? Dr. Willis and Lusk explain how to determine consequences of fish that are too thin or too plump. Plus how to assess your fish.
7. ON HIDDEN POND. Mike Gray tells how he fixed an old leaky overgrown pond.
8. ARE GENETICS IMPORTANT? BIG BUCKS THINK SO. VanSchaik explains genetics of deer herds and how to best enhance production of trophy deer. His information can apply to improving fisheries.
9. BASS BEHAVIOR CHANGES WITH SIZE. SIZE MATTERS. Ralph Manns explains the behavior patterns of bass from fry, juveniles, adults, and trophy sizes.
10. WILL TROUT SPAWN IN MY POND? Cornwell tells us about the three trout species and focuses on brook trout pond spawning and building a spawning box for continuous water flow. Box maintenance hints.
11. HOW DID THOSE FISH GET THERE? Lusk explains how to deal with a new pond that gets unwanted fish species.
12. RED ROVER RED ROVER LET’S MOVE THIS POND OVER. Otto tells how and why he filled in a small pond and instead built a new pond close by.
13. CATCHING YOUR POND’S FISH INSTINCTIVELY. Ty Kleeb explains two main fish instincts that allow you to catch more fish during pre and post spawn. Includes bait types for each period.
14. ALTERNATIVE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR TINY PONDS. Dr. Neal presents a few fish combinations that provide excellent angling rather than the standard bluegill bass combination.
15. LEECHES. Christine Cornwell in Kids Corner explains about pond leeches, their benefits and how to deal with them.
16. ATTRACTING WINGED WONDERS. Birdman Mel explains ways to make your area a butterfly haven. Provides a large list of beneficial plants for butterflies.
17. SPAWNING SURVIVAL MANIPULATION. West describes some ways to control spawning success for bluegill. LM bass and yellow perch.
NOV-DEC 2017. Key: Sunfish fecundity, Sustaining trophies, Microbial additions, Bluegill growth, Trout ponds, Berkley Lake Rebuild, Hunting preserves, Best ways to count stockers, Summer kill, Small pond enlargement, Bulldozer highs and lows, Angler data histograms, Attracting bats, Pond goals.
Eds Desk – A Dig In the Past, Straight Ahead. Conference summary, Issue highlights.
POND TO PLATE –.Smoked Salmon Dip. How Lusk smoked fish and created some tasty dip.
Letters & e-mails. A. Catfish growth with bass?. B. Florida, gorilla, or tiger bass? C. Fish deaths in a 26 ac fertile lake, D. Hard to catch conditioned big bass? E. Bluegreen algae tilapia control. F. Habitat affects productivity.
1. POND BOSS VII CONFERENCE & EXPO IN THE BOOKS. Lusk summarizes Conference VII.
2. SUNFISH BABIES. Lusk discusses fecundity in several sunfish species.
3. TROPHY LARGEMOUGH BASS FISHERY. KEYS TO SUSTAINABILITY. Dave Beasley explains important items to maintain long term trophy fisheries. How to prevent natural gradual decline of fish sizes.
4. DO MICROBIAL AMMENDMANTS IMPROVE WATER QUALITY IN PONDS. Dr Boyd discusses tests, research, and use of benefits of adding supplemental bacteria to ponds.
5. DO SOME BLUEGILLS GROW HUGE BECAUSE OF GENETICS OR ENVIRONMENT. Giant Bluegills - Genetics or Plasticity? Lusk looks at what factors cause BG to grow faster and reach trophy size
6. TROUT POND CONSIDERATIONS. Dr. Stephen Flickinger describes the basic features needed to have a successful trout pond.
7. BERKLEY LAKE RESTORATION 2ND CHANCES. PART 3 OF 3. Steve Seitz explains to objectives, goals and progress of restoring an 85 lake. Includes graphs for water clarity and bass length - weights.
8. HUNTING PRESERVES ON WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT LANDS. VanSchaik discusses the use of released birds to enhance hunting success. Includes considerations, habitat, food supplies, birds, release methods, dogs, guides, logistics, marketing and licensing.
9. HOW TO KNOW YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR. Counting Fish. Lusk tells good hints how to get the most value when buying fish.
10. WHEN SUMMER STRIKES. Cornwall & Ben German provide good insight, solutions, and fixes for a NY pond having summer kill.
11. SHOULD MY MINI POND BE LARGER? Lusk tells of two examples for enlarging a small pond and 3 first keys to success.
12. ANOTHER PIPE REPAIR – PIPE DOWN! Otto tells of life expectancy of metal pipe and the repair of a leaky drain pipe using minimal soil disturbance.
13. DIESEL POWERED TRACK LAYING EARTH MOVING MACHINE. Mike Gray strings together gifted, descriptive words for the many emotional days as a bulldozer driver sculpting dirt for building ponds.
14. USING ANGLING DATA. PART 1. Dr Neal and Bryant Haley, in an excellent, must read article, explain how to simply use anglers data to DYI create histograms that show fish growth rate and age classes. Include how to collect the best angler data to improve your fish management.
15. TRICKS TO ATTRACTING BATS. Birdman Mel provides very good hints to reduce mosquitoes and night flying insects by attracting bats.
16. GOALS, GOALS, GOALS. West discusses fish goals and planning for ponds. How cover affects your fish goals and how cover changes things over time. Fish over time will show adaptations to your pond management style.
INDEX Pond Boss 2017
Pond to Plate and Kids Korner were not indexed
Add stock big bass Q-A Jan-Feb 17
Aerator operation hours Q-A Mar-Apr 17
Algae bluegreen Mar-Apr 17
Algae management types Mar-Apr 17
Algae toxins bluegreen Mar-Apr 17
Algaecide ligands Mar-Apr 17
Algaecides use Mar-Apr 17
Alkalinity info May-Jun 17
Angler data uses Nov-Dec 17
Angler recruitment Mar-Apr 17
Anoxic water Nov-Dec 17
Aquatic vegetation benefits May-Jun 17
Bacteria additions Nov-Dec 17
Bacteria denitrifying Nov-Dec 17
Bass behavior fry to trophy Sep-Oct 17
Bass female stocking Jul-Aug 17
Bass Florida strain Jul-Aug 17
Bass flush behavior Sep-Oct 17
Bass grow to 20 lb Jul-Aug 17
Bass growing them big Jul-Aug 17
Bass growth pellets vs fish Q-A Jan-Feb 17
Bass growth stunted Jan-Feb 17
Bass hook smart Sep-Oct 17
Bass pellet train info Q-A Mar-Apr 17
Bass red spots Sep-Oct 17
Bass smallmouth Missouri Q-A Jul-Aug 17
Bass stock adults Q-A Jan-Feb 17
Bats attracting Nov-Dec 17
Berkeley Lake GA Sep-Oct 17
Berkeley Lake rebuild Jul-Aug 17
Bird feeders Jan-Feb 17
Birds bluebirds Jul-Aug 17
Birds purple martins May-Jun 17
Birds spring arrivals Mar-Apr 17
Bluebirds Jul-Aug 17
Bluebirds Mar-Apr 17
Bluegill growth Nov-Dec 17
Bluegill pop-eye Q-A May-Jun 17
Bottlenecking genetics Sep-Oct 17
Buffer zones upland Jan-Feb 17
Bulldozer pond renovation May-Jun 17
Carbon dioxide global Sep-Oct 17
Catfish spawn May-Jun 17
Chelation algaecide Mar-Apr 17
Climate change Sep-Oct 17
Cohorts Nov-Dec 17
Copper chelation Mar-Apr 17
Crappie spawn May-Jun 17
Crayfish control Q-A Sep-Oct 17
Crayfish stocking Mar-Apr 17
Cyanobacteria causes Mar-Apr 17
Deer trophy genetics Sep-Oct 17
Deer trophy grow Sep-Oct 17
Denitirfying bacteria Nov-Dec 17
Dirt machines new types Jul-Aug 17
Duck plant foods May-Jun 17
Dye pond Mar-Apr 17
Earthmoving early lessons Jul-Aug 17
Ecosystem riparian Jan-Feb 17
Fragmented landscapes Jan-Feb 17
Erosion pond repair May-Jun 17
Evaporation mid summer Jul-Aug 17
Exploitation fish Jul-Aug 17
Fault line rock work May-Jun 17
Feeding pellet basics Mar-Apr 17
Feeding wildlife basics Mar-Apr 17
Fin clip mark bass Jul-Aug 17
Fish aging methods Mar-Apr 17
Fish bass feed fry - trophy Sep-Oct 17
Fish bass red spots Q-A Sep-Oct 17
Fish big bass growing Jul-Aug 17
Fish bluegill growth Nov-Dec 17
Fish catchability Jul-Aug 17
Fish catfish diet Mar-Apr 17
Fish cohorts Nov-Dec 17
Fish competition Jul-Aug 17
Fish competition walleye – SMB Jul-Aug 17
Fish data use Nov-Dec 17
Fish diseases May-Jun 17
Fish exploitation Jul-Aug 17
Fish feed trained features Jan-Feb 17
Fish feeding results May-Jun 17
Fish fin clip bass Jul-Aug 17
Fish genetics renewal Jul-Aug 17
Fish grass carp Jul-Aug 17
Fish growth basics Jan-Feb 17
Fish growth problem Jan-Feb 17
Fish growth Sep-Oct 17
Fish harvest first Sep-Oct 17
Fish hook smart Jul-Aug 17
Fish largemouth stocking Sep-Oct 17
Fish learning genetics Jul-Aug 17
Fish lure avoidance Jul-Aug 17
Fish minnow types May-Jun 17
Fish mosquito gambusia May-Jun 17
Fish pellet benefits May-Jun 17
Fish plasticity Nov-Dec 17
Fish plumpness Sep-Oct 17
Fish red horse minnow May-Jun 17
Fish rudd May-Jun 17
Fish silversides May-Jun 17
Fish size structure Nov-Dec 17
Fish spawn times May-Jun 17
Fish stock variety source Jul-Aug 17
Fish stocking timing May-Jun 17
Fish summer kill Nov-Dec 17
Fish sunfish native uses Jan-Feb 17
Fish trout pond Jul-Aug 17
Fishing club design May-Jun 17
Flood waters Harvey Nov-Dec 17
Founder population Jul-Aug 17
Free board pond Nov-Dec 17
Genetic drift Sep-Oct 17
Genetic infusion Sep-Oct 17
Genetic random drift Jul-Aug 17
Genetic rescue Jul-Aug 17
Genetics bluegill Nov-Dec 17
Genetics deer improvement Sep-Oct 17
Genetics renewal Jul-Aug 17
Geotubes shoreline repair May-Jun 17
Graph size structure Nov-Dec 17
Grass carp info Jul-Aug 17
Grass warm season Jul-Aug 17
Habitats upland types Jan-Feb 17
Histogram length – frequency Nov-Dec 17
Homogeneity genetics Sep-Oct 17
Hook smart fish Jul-Aug 17
Hunting blinds placing waterfowl May-Jun 17
Hurricane Harvey Nov-Dec 17
Hypoxia Mar-Apr 17
Impoundment system waterfowl May-Jun 17
Inbreeding depression Sep-Oct 17
Inbreeding Jul-Aug 17
Infusion genetic Sep-Oct 17
Interference Jul-Aug 17
Interspecific competition Jul-Aug 17
Intraspecific competition Jul-Aug 17
Koi – Carp food Q-A Jul-Aug 17
Lake rehab Berkeley Jul-Aug 17
Largemouth bass stocking types Sep-Oct 17
Largemouth spawn May-Jun 17
Leaks dam advice Q-A Jan-Feb 17
Ligands algaecide Mar-Apr 17
Liner large pond building May-Jun 17
Liner pond rebuild Mar-Apr 17
Minnow red horse May-Jun 17
Minnows local sampling Q-A Mar-Apr 17
Mortality factors Jan-Feb 17
Mosquito control bats Nov-Dec 17
Muck problem Q-A Sep-Oct 17
Nitrogen bacteria Nov-Dec 17
Northern pike spawn May-Jun 17
Orioles Mar-Apr 17
Otters river Jan-Feb 17
Outbreeding depression Jul-Aug 17
Oxygen depletion Mar-Apr 17
Pellet fed info Mar-Apr 17
Pellet feeding benefits May-Jun 17
Pellet trained features Jan-Feb 17
Periphyton benefits Jul-Aug 17
Phoebes Mar-Apr 17
Plantings pond Jul-Aug 17
Plants warm season grass Jul-Aug 17
Plants water shed Jul-Aug 17
Plasticity bluegill Nov-Dec 17
Pond advice professional Jan-Feb 17
Pond aging – nutrients Mar-Apr 17
Pond aging factors Jan-Feb 17
Pond anoxic Nov-Dec 17
Pond building basics Mar-Apr 17
Pond cascade Jan-Feb 17
Pond choosing help Jan-Feb 17
Pond climate change Sep-Oct 17
Pond design basics Mar-Apr 17
Pond dye basics Mar-Apr 17
Pond erosion repair May-Jun 17
Pond expansion liner Mar-Apr 17
Pond geotubes shoreline May-Jun 17
Pond leaky rebuild Sep-Oct 17
Pond liner building May-Jun 17
Pond management success Mar-Apr 17
Pond mid summer Jul-Aug 17
Pond nutrient collection Mar-Apr 17
Pond private distribution Mar-Apr 17
Pond renovation small May-Jun 17
Pond silt retention Jan-Feb 17
Pond succession aging Mar-Apr 17
Pond trout Jul-Aug 17
Pond watershed plants Jul-Aug 17
Pond weed bushy fixes Q-A Jan-Feb 17
Pond winter duties Jan-Feb 17
Ponds build hatchery May-Jun 17
Ponds coastal May-Jun 17
Ponds low alkalinity May-Jun 17
Ponds private benefits Jul-Aug 17
Ponds stepped down May-Jun 17
Ponds stepped down May-Jun 17
Pop-eye in fish Q-A May-Jun 17
Prawn as bass food Jul-Aug 17
Precocial fry May-Jun 17
Pro Management charges Q-A Jan-Feb 17
Probiotics for ponds Nov-Dec 17
Purple martins Mar-Apr 17
Random genetic drift Jul-Aug 17
Relative weight Sep-Oct 17
Renovation bulldozer May-Jun 17
Reservoir rejuvenation Jan-Feb 17
Riparian ecosystem Jan-Feb 17
Scum yellow in fall Jan-Feb 17
Secchi disk basics May-Jun 17
Silt pond Jan-Feb 17
Smallmouth spawn May-Jun 17
Soil test results Jan-Feb 17
Spawning timelines May-Jun 17
Standard weight Sep-Oct 17
Stratification Mar-Apr 17
Succession natural Mar-Apr 17
Summer kill basics Nov-Dec 17
Sunfish management ideas Jan-Feb 17
Taxes & wildlife Jul-Aug 17
Thermal stratification Nov-Dec 17
Tree planting May-Jun 17
Trees pond proximity Q-A Jul-Aug 17
Trophic cascade Jan-Feb 17
Trophy defined Sep-Oct 17
Trout pond basics Jul-Aug 17
Turtle control Q-A Sep-Oct 17
Universal solvent water Nov-Dec 17
Walleye Oklahoma Q-A Jul-Aug 17
Walleye spawn May-Jun 17
Water clean defined May-Jun 17
Water flooding impacts Nov-Dec 17
Water hypoxia Mar-Apr 17
Water quality mid summer Jul-Aug 17
Water test results Jul-Aug 17
Waterfowl pond type May-Jun 17
Weeds beneficial habitat May-Jun 17
Weight standard, relative Sep-Oct 17
Wildlife & taxes Jul-Aug 17
Wildlife feeding Mar-Apr 17
Wildlife genetics Sep-Oct 17
Wildlife upland habitats Jan-Feb 17
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Yellow perch spawn May-Jun 17
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