What are the best fish to stock a pond with in Michigan?
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The best species to stock are brook and rainbow trout. These two fish species can also be stocked together. Avoid stocking brown trout as they are difficult to catch and as they grow they will eat other trout making it difficult to restock your pond.
How much does it cost to buy stock fish?
$16.95 PER LB. SPECIAL DELIVERY ONLY When Available. Not Available at this time….
|AVAILABILITY MAY VARY
|4 – 6″
|$55.00 PER 100
|6 – 8″
|$75.00 PER 100
|1 LB & UP
|$6.25 PER LB.
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Will perch take over a pond?
Some say the yellow perch is the best eating of all fresh water fish, but unfortunately its pond reputation does not match this. Being a very prolific fish with few spawning substrate requirements, perch can cause serious stunting problems in nearly any lake or pond.
Will bass reproduce in a pond?
Largemouth bass readily adapt to most ponds and can easily reproduce.
How do you stock a fish pond?
To properly balance your pond, you should stock your pond with three prey fish, like perch or bluegill, for every predator fish, such as bass. This pond stocking strategy will ensure that predator fish will have a bountiful selection of prey, while still giving the prey fish a sporting chance to mature and reproduce.
How many fish can you have in a 2 acre pond?
|2-4″ Hybrid Bluegill/Sunfish
|3-4″ Yellow Perch
|5-7″ Largemouth Bass
Can crappie ruin a pond?
Conclusion. Crappie can and will ruin a bass pond, according to Bardin.