How Much Does Stocking a Pond Cost?

Stocking your pond is something that you may have though about, whether you plan on creating a pond in your yard or if there is already one there.  Deciding on which species you want to raise and which would be appropriate in your pond is an important matter that requires serious planning because not all species of fish do well in certain conditions.  Trout, for example, will not reproduce in an environment without flowing water, and they are also unable to endure the heat of summer.

You should always know which species of fish are suitable in your existing pond or in the fish farm that you are planning to make.  Generally, some of the factors to consider on this matter are the size of the pond, its depth, and the inflow.  For this, you might even need to consult with the experts to ensure successful and excellent fishing opportunities in farm ponds.


How much does it cost?

What is going to be included?

Trout Up to 600 fingerlings
Largemouth Bass 100 or less
Bluegill, Green Sunfish, Pumpkinseeds 500
Perch Up to 400
Channel Catfish 50
Shiners 100 to 400
Fathead Minnows Black or Rosey Red Minimum 2000
Crayfish (Paper Shell) 200
Koi 12 per acre with Bass or other predator
Snails assorted 100
Daphnia 2 – 4 quarts

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