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Sportfish Stocking Strategies for New and Renovated Ponds Webinar

February 13 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


Presented by Dr. Todd Sink,
Aquaculture Extension Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service,
Director, TAMU Aquatic Diagnostics Laboratory

This 1-hour how-to educational program on pond stocking will cover:

Multiple stocking strategies for small ponds to larger lakes
Common pond species that may be used in pond stocking
Understanding basic genetics for stocking largemouth bass
Advantages and disadvantages of hybrid species commonly available for pond stocking
Strategies we will cover:

Four stocking strategies as well as two variations of these strategies will be discussed for small ponds (less than 1 acre)
Two stocking strategies with several variations will be discussed for ponds larger than 1 acre
Trophy management strategies for trophy catfish (Trophy management for bass or sunfish will be covered in the upcoming fish management strategies webinar)
Importantly, stocking order will be covered as stocking at the correct time in the correct order is critical to establishing a well-balanced pond that will provide decades of good fishing.

Finally, we will conclude with undesirable species that should not be stocked in ponds as they may be harmful to the fishery.

There will be a 30-minute Q&A session at the conclusion of the webinar.

Register by clicking HERE.

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February 13
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Brittany Chesser
Dr. Todd Sink