When considering what fish to stock, determine your objectives in terms of food production, recreation, aesthetics or trophy angling and how much time you have to devote to pond management. Although many types of fish could be stocked into recreational ponds, few have the characteristics needed to provide quality fishing year after year.
This document gives tips and information on renovating ponds to remove undesirable fish species.
This article discusses the procedures that should be taken to maximize the health of fingerlings when stocking your recreational pond.
This article discusses the importance of managing bass and bream populations in your recreational pond and provides management recommendations.
An up-do-date list of fingerling producers in Louisiana and surrounding states. The list provides contact information and names of the fish types produced.
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