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Stocking your pond with fish

Learn which fish to stock -- and which species to avoid -- in your farm pond.
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Stocking a pond

A pond that's properly stocked and managed will give you years of fishing enjoyment. Some states offer stocking programs, but commercial hatcheries are also available.
When choosing a species of fish to stock in a new pond, you need to consider both the size of the fish and the size of your pond. Stock fish in the fall or spring, when water temperatures are less than 65 degrees F.

Date Published: April 13, 2012
Date Updated: May 1, 2012

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