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What is Electrofishing?

What is Electrofishing?

Simply put, electrofishing is the process of generating and distributing a controlled electrical field into the water for the purpose of sampling fish. Typically, and in most small lake and pond environments, electrofishing operations are conducted from a dedicated electrofishing boat. The boat and associated equipment are designed to...

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Raising Trophy Bass: 6 Steps to Big Bass Pond Management

Raising Trophy Bass

The goal of catching a 10 lb Bass has long been the dream of many an angler. Having a pond on your own property with this capability would be even more amazing. It can be done, but it is going to take some work on your part—and a little...

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Mozambique Tilapia: The Best Algae Eating Fish for Ponds

Mozambique Tilapia: The Best Algae Eating Fish for Ponds

Every pond owner has had to, at one time or another, deal with slimy, green algae growing out of control. While there are many different solutions to help combat the green nuisance, most eco-conscious land managers choose biological control over chemical treatment. For the Southern part of North America,...

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Summer Rains

Weather in Texas tends to be all over the place and unpredictable. Forecasting past a few days is futile, to say the least.  I was always told that if you don’t like the weather in Texas then just wait a minute and it will change.  However, one thing you...

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3 Solutions To Treat Pesky Pond Plants

Spring has sprung! Anglers are getting in their boats, hitting their secret honey holes, and the plants are coming back to life.   Unfortunately, there is no exception for the pesky pond plants. Here, we will cover removing said pest plants, but remember not all aquatic vegetation is bad. In...

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Spawning Season

Texas experienced a rather mild winter this year, and luckily for pond owners, springtime weather is here already. With average daily temperatures on the rise, the trees and flowers are starting to bloom all around, critters are coming out of their hiding places, and wildlife is kicking into high...

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Lime in Your Pond

Lake maintenance services from Pond King

Lime is one of the most common additives for soil in pastures and food plots. It acts to lower the acidity of soil which allows plants to take up nutrients more efficiently. But what can it do for your pond and how can you tell if your pond needs...

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Aeration in the Winter

Proper aeration and circulation are an important part of the health of your pond or lake all year round, and winter is certainly no exception. In fact, while there may be an excess of dissolved oxygen in the water as the temperature drops, unique problems can arise in areas...

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Water Snake Identification – Water Moccasin or Just a Nuisance?

With owning a pond comes the inevitable occurrence of running into all kinds of wildlife. Most will be harmless creatures seeking water, but you will undoubtedly run across a snake or two. Snakes can be beneficial creatures to have around, as they control populations of rodents that may otherwise...

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Grass Carp in Texas

Grass carp are a fish that many people have heard about, but don’t know if they are a good fit for their pond. Grass carp are regulated, and it is important to know what requirements are necessary to purchase one. They can be a desirable fish to stock in...

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