Some like it fried, but Noble Research Institute senior wildlife and fisheries consultant Mike Porter prefers several fish — freshwater and saltwater — grilled to perfection using this recipe.
Inappropriate organisms, or the microscopic hitchhikers on them, intentionally released in associated water or on equipment can create havoc in a pond, such as harming desired fish populations, introducing diseases or establishing invasive species.
To attract more ducks to your pond, manage for clearer water, less disturbance and more duck food.
Exclosures provide an effective means to prevent beavers from plugging pond overflow pipes and cutting individual trees.
Late-summer fish die-offs are often the result of low dissolved oxygen in farm ponds. Follow these management tips for a healthy pond environment.
Here’s how to identify the American lotus (Nelumbo lutea) plant and manage it to protect more desirable aquatic vegetation in your ponds and lakes.
How to manage a stunted largemouth bass fishery depends on whether you want trophy fish or not. Here are best practices for either situation.
A seine survey is a relatively easy way to learn about fish populations in impoundments and streams and to help improvement management decisions.
Channel catfish is one of the three most commonly stocked fish species in Southern Great Plains (largemouth bass and bluegill are the others). Properly managed channel catfish provides an enjoyable sport fishery with relatively predictable results.
Rock weirs and flumes are effective options for preventing gully or ditch formation and for stopping the growth of existing gullies or ditches.