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“Pond Boss” magazine turns 25 years old!

Anyone with an inkling of passion for lake and pond management would thoroughly enjoy reading “Pond Boss” magazine. It is folksy and fun to read while being incredibly informational. I read every issue cover to cover, not so much because … Continue reading

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Ever Seen a Freshwater Jellyfish?

Chad, one of our Service Managers with 25 years of lake management experience, took this interesting photograph of freshwater jellyfish at a lake he was working on this week. There were quite a few of the jellyfish and he said … Continue reading

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The Victory Junction Camp deserves your support!

We have donated lake and pond management services and fish stocking to the Victory Junction Camp in Randleman, NC since the camp opened in 2004. It is an amazing place. Seriously ill children have the time of their lives! Campers … Continue reading

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Hot Summer Fish Stocking can be Risky

  It is happening again. Customers call or stop by wanting fish for stocking into their ponds and we have to tell them we are sorry. Perhaps they want sterile grass carp to eat nuisance vegetation. Some have lost fish … Continue reading

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Tempering Your Fish Before Stocking Your Pond

  Don’t just dump fish you have purchased into your lake or pond. Water is the complete environment fish live in and water from different sources is different. If the water temperature or chemistry is significantly different, you make shock … Continue reading

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Do You Know Your Lake or Pond Objectives?

  Most lake and pond owners are confused and frustrated by the assortment of “advice” they get from neighbors, web sites, biologists and well-meaning visitors to their pond. (To make sure you get only good information, refer to our web … Continue reading

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Harvesting Rainbow Trout From a Cage

  A well managed pond can be valuable in so many ways! Today was a nice sunny cool day in early March. I have a cage of rainbow trout growing in my pond and I feed them every (well almost … Continue reading

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Foster Lake & Pond Management Hopes to Assist Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing

With about 35 advanced fingerling rainbow trout loose in my pond and a cage full of probably 200 growing like crazy, I think we can give disabled active military and veterans some fly fishing fun next spring. Project Healing Waters … Continue reading

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Fall is a GREAT Time to Stock Fish in Lakes and Ponds

  This is a GREAT time of the year to stock your lake, pond or stormwater device (BMP) with fish. The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler. The water temperature is slowly dropping. That creates a … Continue reading

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Consider Stocking Rainbow Trout in Your Lake or Pond for Winter Grow Out

Rainbow trout grow year-round in the cool stream water of the North Carolina mountains. Therefore, juvenile fish are available in North Carolina and can be stocked throughout the state in the fall to grow through the winter. We have found … Continue reading

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