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aerating
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Can any of the pond managers out there please tell me the ratio of more fish per acre a pond can hold if aerated with a pump and diffuser or a sump turning the pond over 1 to 2 times a day spraying…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Livingston Sep 1, 2011.

How to mow a pond slope
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Can anyone give some advise on ho to mow the grass on the slope around the pond all the way to the edge at the water

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Purmort Jun 5, 2011.

need info on bluegill growth rate
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How long would you say it would take the newborn bluegill fry to become an inch and a half fingerling? I am asking this because the first week of febuary I pulled up inch and a half bg fingerlings in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by 2lbgill Apr 10, 2011.

Louisiana Ponds
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Any Louisiana pond owners here?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ryan Soberay May 11, 2011.

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DAVID L EITUTIS commented on C Barb's photo
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my pond

"GGGGGGGGGGGGGreat looking pond and I could see some little foam spiders on the surface waiting for the interest of a BIG GILL!"
May 24, 2012
C Barb commented on DAVID L EITUTIS's photo
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5/23/12 KENTS POND

"Nice Pond!!!"
May 24, 2012
C Barb commented on Magnolia Rick's group Your Pond
"Sharon you say that you are trying freshwater shrimp farming again? What happened the first time?"
May 17, 2012
Jeff left a comment for C Barb
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May 5, 2012
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"Tony and David these were some very informative post. Thanks"
May 3, 2012
C Barb replied to C Barb's discussion Bluegill harvesting in the group Your Pond
"Thanks James, My goal is regular fishing for food and fun.  Its not to get trophy size BG or LMB.  I just would like to enjoy what I have. Now with that being said I do catch and release some BG that have shocked me with their growth…"
Apr 27, 2012
James E. Sampson replied to C Barb's discussion Bluegill harvesting in the group Your Pond
"A general rule of thumb is to wait 5 years after the initial stocking of the pond. This allows the introduced fish time to mature and spawn. With each spawn over a five year period this ensures there is a good forage base in the pond. Also, what is…"
Apr 23, 2012
C Barb commented on Magnolia Rick's group Your Pond
"Yes Sharon, Mine survived a 3 hour ride bagged. And I have bought fish for my aquariums online and received them in the mail days later. Thats why they pack all of that air in the bags. Most of the time they are really not in danger until the bag…"
Mar 1, 2012
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Bullhead bitten in half while on a trotline

"yes, I remove as many as possible. I fish a certain area and thats all I will pull up.  Last year I was catching an average of 9 per day for weeks. I now have a hoop net and cheesebait to remove more at a time. In the next few weeks I should…"
Mar 1, 2012
Zach Pierce commented on C Barb's photo
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Bullhead bitten in half while on a trotline

"have you caught many bullhead out of the pond?"
Mar 1, 2012
C Barb commented on Magnolia Rick's group Your Pond
"I set trotlines 3 times a day. The first 2 days I caught about 12 and nothing since. Its been a week. And I have tried several different baits. But something is taking my baits. Im thinking its little fish eating the baits away before the cats get a…"
Dec 13, 2011
C Barb commented on Magnolia Rick's group Your Pond
"Sharon how did you remove the catfish from your pond? Someone just suggested a hoopnet to me. Im going to try that"
Dec 13, 2011
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on C Barb's photo
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Bullhead bitten in half while on a trotline

"It looks like the work of a Snapping Turtle to me Cardell. You don't have to put them in your pond, they'll migrate and hang out once they find food....All seven of my grandmother's ponds near Folsom, Louisiana had big turtles in them…"
Dec 4, 2011
C Barb commented on C Barb's photo
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Bullhead bitten in half while on a trotline

"I do live in the south and I do see turtles in there from time to time"
Dec 4, 2011
Jeff Soto commented on C Barb's photo
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Bullhead bitten in half while on a trotline

"Was it hanging underwater?  If it was on the surface or out of the water, it could have been a predatory bird, a racoon, skunk, etc.  If it was underwater, it could be and probably was a turtle or if you are in the south, a gator.  A…"
Dec 4, 2011
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Bullhead bitten in half while on a trotline

This a bullhead about 7 to 8 inhes in size that something bit in half while it was hanging on a trotline. The pond is stocked with BG, RE,LMB, and CC. The greenies and bullheads I did not stock. My question is, Is it possible for LMB to bite a…
Dec 4, 2011

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