Summer Rains

Pond Stratification

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

Combine the fish spawning discs with our other artificial fish habitats to greatly improve overall fish production.

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

Winter Aeration

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?

Water Snake ID

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

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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Do Fish Hibernate?

Winter Pond

Winter can be a tricky time for an angler, and even a worrisome time for a pond owner. With falling temperatures, many ponds become very inactive. There is almost no surface action, and the go-to lures that always bring a big bite, are now not even getting a nibble!...

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Floating Islands

Floating Island

Floating islands are not only beautiful aesthetically, but they also improve water quality, serve as habitat for fish, help alleviate bank erosion, and work to reduce mosquito populations. With some smart pond management and strategic planning, you can improve your fishery by adding a floating island to the water....

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Are Hybrid Striped Bass Right for Your Pond?

Stripers in Vat

The hybrid striped bass is a cross between the white bass and the striped bass. This is a fast growing, hard fighting fish that can be a nice addition to your pond. Hybrid stripers are well suited for ponds because they are more resilient to extreme temperatures and low...

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