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  • 2009
  • May

Let's Clear the Waters

When trying to manage an impoundment to be a productive sport fishery, water quality is one of the most important considerations.
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  • 2009
  • July

Fish Pond Water Quality: As Simple as Chemistry 101

Water quality is one of the most overlooked aspects of pond management - until it affects fish production.
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  • 2011
  • April

Aquatic Turtles

Many people think that turtles are detrimental to fish populations and believe they need to be removed from impoundments. However, the many species of turtles in southern Oklahoma and northern Texas have varied diets and none of them are exclusively fish.
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  • 2011
  • March

Filamentous Algae

Filamentous algae are a common concern among pond owners. Sometimes referred to as pond scum or incorrectly as moss, filamentous algae include hundreds of species; many are true algae, while several are cyanobacteria.
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  • 2011
  • September

Fish Population Renovation During Drought

If your pond is low, this might be the perfect time to renovate poor or marginal largemouth bass, bluegill and channel catfish populations or eliminate undesirable fish such as bullheads, common carp, warmouth and green sunfish. If your pond is dry, you will need to make plans to deepen it before stocking fish next spring when, hopefully, it's full again.
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Key Concepts: Quality Largemouth Bass Sport Fishing in Ponds

Sport fishing is a common recreational use of many ponds. This handout highlights items that pond managers should consider when managing a pond for a quality largemouth bass sport fishery.

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  • 2019
  • May 2019

Have Your Bass Stopped Growing? What You Do Next Depends on Your Goal

How to manage a stunted largemouth bass fishery depends on whether you want trophy fish or not. Here are best practices for either situation.

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  • One Noble Summer

Kenneth Tours an Aquaponics Farm in Stuart

A visit to a Stuart, Oklahoma, aquaponics farm opens the eyes of 2019 Lloyd Noble Scholar in Agriculture Kenneth Watkins to a whole new world of farming.

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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2019
  • July 2019

Dead Fish in Summer? Low Dissolved Oxygen Is Usually the Culprit

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.

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  • 1996
  • March

Pond Fencing

Pond fencing helps reduce erosion and improve water quality where livestock create bare banks and trails along a pond. A pond fence should protect all of a dam, the initial portion of a spillway, a portion of the incoming waterway(s), and most if not all of the shoreline.