Sport Fish Management in Ponds (B 732) University of Georgia Extension Properly managed ponds supply an abundance of fish for recreation and nutrition. Stocking methods and catch rates are used to keep pond balance. Liming and fertilization recommendations for ponds in Georgia are important when planning fish harvest goals. A variety of fish species for pond stocking are discussed in this publication. Methods to improve pond balance, including fish population renovation, are also presented for consideration as part of a management plan. This publication is primarily for Cooperative Extension Agents and fish pond owners and was written in an effort to consolidate currently accepted pond management methods. 2017-01-04 13:50:43.947 2006-06-02 14:26:17.0 https://secure.caes.uga.edu/extension/publications/images/primary-pub-images/B732-Cover.jpg Sport Fish Management in Ponds | Publications | UGA Extension Skip to content

Sport Fish Management in Ponds (B 732)

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Properly managed ponds supply an abundance of fish for recreation and nutrition. Stocking methods and catch rates are used to keep pond balance. Liming and fertilization recommendations for ponds in Georgia are important when planning fish harvest goals. A variety of fish species for pond stocking are discussed in this publication. Methods to improve pond balance, including fish population renovation, are also presented for consideration as part of a management plan.

This publication is primarily for Cooperative Extension Agents and fish pond owners and was written in an effort to consolidate currently accepted pond management methods.

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Status and Revision History
In review Feb 3, 2009
In review Feb 3, 2009
In review Oct 4, 2014
Published with major revisions on Dec 26, 2014