1. Events

May 23, 2018

Pond Management Series: Development


Noble Research Institute Pavilion


6 pm - 8 pm

Registration Fee

There is no fee for this event.

General Overview

This session in the Pond Management Series will focus on issues facing an impoundment before fish are stocked as well as different stocking strategies. We will discuss design and construction, watershed management, water quality management, fish identification, and initial fish stocking strategies. Learn how to develop a fishery, starting at ground level.

Pond Management Series Overview

Ponds can provide endless hours of recreation as well as increased value to a property. There are many goals for an impoundment, such as sport fishing, waterfowl, livestock water, swimming, fire suppression supply and irrigation supply.

This series will focus on sport fish management in small impoundments. We will discuss how to develop a quality sport fishing impoundment from the ground up, from site selection to how to manage existing fish and everything in-between. Come learn the fundamentals of fish management that will aid you in developing and managing an enjoyable fishery on your property.