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    Developing A Trophy Fishery at Private Farm
    Fisheries Management Case Study

    Location and Acreage:
    Albemarle County, VA | 21-Acres

    Project Timeframe: 
    2011 to present

    Project Manager:
    David Beasley, Fisheries Biologist & Director of Fisheries

    Key Staff:
    Aaron Cushing, Fisheries & Wildlife Biologist and Environmental Scientist
    Jeremy Haley, Fisheries and Wildlife Biologist

    Electrofishing at Private Property in Charlottesville, VA

    Site Description:
    This farm is a private property in the Charlottesville area. There are six waterbodies on the property that total 21 acres of water. The waterbodies are used for recreational fishing for friends and family and are being managed for trophy fishing.

    Scope of Work:
    Trophy Fish Management: Consulting and monitoring services, electrofishing, rotenone applications, liming, bottom diffused aeration installation, water quality monitoring, vegetation and algae control, fish stocking, fish cover installation, spawning gravel installation, fertilizing, fish feeder installation, feeding fish, harvesting fish and improving fishing techniques.

    Fishery Habitat Install

    Project Description:
    SOLitude Lake Management has served as a full service lake management company, developing trophy fisheries utilizing the waterbodies located on the property. Game fish species being managed include largemouth bass, tiger muskie, channel catfish, bluegill and rainbow trout. The ongoing management strategy has been to use all six waterbodies together to produce a truly exceptional trophy fishing experience for friends and family.

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