How Much Does Stocking a Pond Cost?

Whether you’re thinking about digging a pond for fishing or you currently have one in the backyard, stocking a pond is an option to consider if you want to stock it full of freshwater fish.

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How much does stocking a pond cost?

Type of FishAverage Price
Black Crappie$1 each
Channel Catfish$0.50 each
Coppernose Bluegill$0.50 each
Fathead Minnows$12 per pound
Grass Carp$6 each
Hybrid Bluegill$0.50 each
Hybrid Striped Bass$2 to $4 each
Largemouth Bass (3-4 inches)$1.50 to $3.50 each
Redear Bream$0.60 each
Walleyes$3 each
Yellow Perch$1.50 to $3

NOTE:  Many suppliers will have a minimum order requirement before they confirm the order.  From what we researched, most ask you purchase 25 to 50 at a time before you can receive the prices mentioned above.

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