Just a thought...39 degree water sinks to the bottom of the pond. I'm wondering if the aeration is bringing that warm water up and super chilling the pond at those altitudes. Is temperature stratification your friend, not foe, and aeration is doing more harm than good? How cold can trout take? Just how cold does it get up there?

Ok so now I will go crazy and ask, ever thought about using your windmills to power surface melt type devices instead of aerators to just melt the snow and get sunlight to the pond without disturbing the "warm" water?

Last edited by Bill D.; 08/13/16 10:40 PM.

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