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Hello.

The beginning of my tests.

It's not the small house flies that go in the bucket but the big green flies, the larvae will come out from the bottom.

I take the rest of the Perch.
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Just make sure you know where the prevailing winds come from.....


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Hello.

Yes, I will also try the dog food.

They say it works just as well, minus the scent.
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Hello.

There are already plenty of eggs on the rest of the Yellow-perch, eggs hatch in one day.

The fry will feast.

But before the fry are big enough to eat them I'm going to put the bucket on the raft for the big Perch in the pond.
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cover straw on a couple inches on bottom and cover the dead stuff with a couple inches or so of straw as well. Flies with find their way to the fly buffet and stink will be less. I have advocated this for sometime to our fishing club and the response was if you feed the fish this way or with commercial food it would train them not to bite. The people in charge of this club are bat crap crazy. I am glad you are using a inexpensive way to feed fish naturally.

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That image hoster is great - all you have to do is copy the correct link and paste into this forum - Makes PICS SOOOOOO much easier...

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At $65.00 for 20 kg it no longer makes sense.

It is high time to find alternatives.

These larvae are going to be surplus, after the minnows and crayfish that I give them.

If it works I will make 3 rafts and buckets which will be black so they are less visible, also place in less visible places on the pond.
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Hello.

The Yellow-perch fry are about 1 inch, so I installed the bucket.

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Originally Posted by BEPA
cover straw on a couple inches on bottom and cover the dead stuff with a couple inches or so of straw as well. Flies with find their way to the fly buffet and stink will be less. I have advocated this for sometime to our fishing club and the response was if you feed the fish this way or with commercial food it would train them not to bite. The people in charge of this club are bat crap crazy. I am glad you are using a inexpensive way to feed fish naturally.

They never heard of grub imitators or Stubby Steve, I guess. My experience with feeding is that it tends to concentrate & stimulate the fish, as well as improve growth rates & spawning. All in all, a big plus for fishing!


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Hello.

Thousands of larvae fall into the water continuously, they float, the fry will have to come and get them on the surface.

With hay at the bottom and on top it smells less than when there is a dead fish on the pond.

I'm going to make my raft for the pond for the big Perch.

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Black soldier flies are also an option, less stink and great protein.

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Hello.

What's beautiful, I have nothing to do, it happens by itself, and it's free.
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Does any nasty stuff drip into the water? I'm a little concerned that doing this in a pond that gets swam in might end up with some weird flesh eating bacteria or something growing in it. Has this been a concern or problem for anyone? I know water gets dead things in it all the time but that might not be like a bucket of continuously cultured rotting flesh oozing out of it. Just wondering...

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Here is what it looks like.

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Pretty cool. Loving the rock on those bank edges. This is certainly interesting.

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A+, pretty neat ideas.


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