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Forage for your fishery: key spring lake management tips

   Forage for your fishery:key spring lake management tipsBy Lochow Ranch As our ponds pull out of the winter cold and begin to heat up, our gamefish metabolisms rise, and the spring glut is on.   Forage populations generally take a pretty big hit over the winter. Depending on the lake, the spring glut can have a lasting… Continue Reading

On the way to Trophy-Catching Glory: Eight lucky Texas electrofishing survey winners

   On the way to Trophy-Catching Glory: Eight lucky Texas electrofishing survey winnersBy Lochow Ranch Response to our electrofishing sweepstakes was through the roof! In fact, we have decided to up the awards to EIGHT free surveys instead of the original five. If you missed it, we announced back in February that we would give away five free electrofishing surveys… Continue Reading

Time to treat: consider your treatment options for vegetation control

Time to treat: consider your treatment options for vegetation control By Matt Ward At some point in the life of any pond or lake, vegetation or algae growth is going to have to be controlled. In last week’s blog posting, we mentioned that most of the time this is going to involve herbicides and algaecides.   Think of these… Continue Reading

Pruning around the pond: vegetation control is important for lake maintenance

Pruning around the pond: vegetation control is important for lake maintenanceBy Matt Ward There are many aspects to aquatic vegetation and we’ll explore several of them over time with this blog, but here we want to focus on vegetation management and control.   With everyone receiving their spring fish stockings, it is important to not neglect the vegetation,… Continue Reading

2021 can be an epic fishing year if you win one of our free electrofishing surveys

2021 can be an epic fishing year if you win one of our free electrofishing surveysBy Lochow Ranch Time is quickly running out to register to win a free way to gauge your Texas pond or lake’s fish population! There is just over a week remaining to enter our contest. You might be one of five people… Continue Reading

Bang for the Buck: Building a premier fishery with pelleted food

Bang for the Buck: Building a premier fishery with pelleted foodBy Matt Ward Fisheries at their most fundamental are a combination of habitat, fish, and people. The perfect blend of these three ingredients should create a healthy system with plenty and bigger fish for fishermen to target. Many factors go into creating a successful fishery, but likely the single… Continue Reading

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