Lake and Pond Fish Stocking Solutions
Stocking a lake or pond with forage fish and/or predator fish species is one of the many fisheries management strategies recommended by professionals to help clients grow bigger, healthier fish. However, it’s not always as simple as just adding a few Threadfin Shad, Golden Shiners, Bluegill, or Largemouth Bass to your pond. Understanding the proper species, sizes, and quantity of fish, and the best time of year to stock them, is key to successful fisheries management
When it comes to stocking fish in your lake or pond, the right species makes all the difference…
It’s important to understand how different predator and prey species will play into the balance and development of your fishery.
Not all fish species are suited for all waterbodies. Based on annual water temperature highs and lows, as well as habitat characteristics, fisheries managers can determine the species that will enhance your waterbody most. Whether warm water fish, cool water fish, cold-water fish, or a combination are selected, choosing the proper fish species is crucial for success.
Strategic Fish Stocking
SOLitude Lake Management offers strategic fish stocking services to support your overall fisheries management program. Our staff is experienced with raising and stocking many species of fish. We regularly stock the following species but can work with clients to locate and stock any fish species not listed here (as long as they are legal in your state).
- Largemouth Bass
- Channel Catfish
- Coppernose Bluegill
- Redear Sunfish
- Hybrid Striped Bass
- Golden Shiner
- Fathead Minnow
- Threadfin Shad
- Gizzard Shad
- Mosquito Fish
- Black Crappie
- Triploid Grass Carp
Using a trusted network of quality fish farmers across the county, we are able to secure the appropriate variety and quantity of fish to ensure that our clients have the highest odds of reaching their goals. We go through rigorous measures to ensure that fish remain healthy throughout the entire stocking process.
Fish Stocking as part of a Fisheries Management Plan
Stocking forage and/or predator fish is simply one aspect of cultivating a healthy fishery and an outstanding fishing experience. Assessment and management of the entire aquatic ecosystem are essential to creating the ideal habitat to grow and catch big, healthy fish.
Whether you desire to catch Trophy Largemouth Bass, tiger muskie, hybrid-striped bass, or other trophy fish species, or you are just interested in consistent and reliable fishing for kids and adults, our experienced Fisheries Biologists will work closely with you to design an individually tailored Fisheries Management Plan that is customized to your specific goals, budget, and timeframe.