Growing Big Fish: It’s a Numbers Game

Imagine for a second you are a farmer raising cattle. The cattle need to get to big before they can go to market.  The faster the cattle get big, the more you can take to market, and ultimately the more money you make. Obviously, you want to have as many head of cattle possible, but … Continue reading Growing Big Fish: It’s a Numbers Game

3 Reasons to Use Pond Dye

We all know the natural beauty of water can be mesmerizing. Turn that same water a deep-blue color and it will go from mesmerizing to downright hypnotic.  But the benefits go beyond beautifying. Pond managers also use pond dye to control unwanted plants and algae, as well as protect the beneficial bacteria from dangerous UV … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Use Pond Dye

Grass Carp = Expensive Bass Food

“Largemouth Bass are generally the biggest offender when it comes to eating Grass Carp.” Grass Carp are extremely effective at controlling submersed (underwater) vegetation. Here in Florida, we are required to stock Triploid Grass Carp, meaning they can’t reproduce.  However, the required testing to ensure they are sterile results in an expensive fish. Depending on … Continue reading Grass Carp = Expensive Bass Food