Water quality is one of the most overlooked aspects of pond management - until it affects fish production.
Bluegill are an important species when it comes to fisheries management. Bluegill provide an excellent forage for bass due to their ability to reproduce at incredible rates. During one summer, a female bluegill can spawn three times releasing 2,300 to 81,100 eggs per spawn.
When trying to manage an impoundment to be a productive sport fishery, water quality is one of the most important considerations.