Ponds and Fishing

Pond Care and Maintenance

A collection of Pond and Fishing articles and advice. Most articles are provided by Brett Fogle of Macarthur Water Gardens - thanks. This section looks at building your own pond, maintaining garden ponds, and also using ponds to grow and look after fish.

There is also plenty of advice on fishing in these ponds (and rivers) to ensure that all aspects of water and ponds is covered.

Please feel free to browse some of our most recent articles on Ponds and Fishing

Pond and Fishing Articles: Disclaimer
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Fish Pond Care Installing a backyard fish pond is an aesthetic addition to your landscaping and offers a bit of tranquility as well, however, taking care of backyard fish ponds is not as easy as one might think.... 2011-04-29
Garden Pond Surprisingly enough, it is usually in mid-summer that many gardeners begin to think about installing a small pond or water garden. Garden ponds don't need to be weeded or watered, and they can supply ... 2011-04-29
Cutthroat Golden Trout Cutthroat Trout are generally found only in high alpine lakes or in some selected areas of the Pacific Northwest. The Cutthroat Trout is the original trout of the Rocky Mountains. Unlike Brown Trout w... 2007-07-27
Fly Line Fishing Let me cite several examples of when you might want to use various line weights on the same rod for different fishing conditions you may encounter. ... 2007-02-04
Fly Fishing Fly fishing is an exciting and fast growing sport in all over the world, and especially here in the U.S.A. The reasons for the increasing popularity of fly fishing are obvious. Fly fishing is enjoyabl... 2007-01-19
Salt Your Pond The important question of whether or not to add salt to your pond is often confusing for beginners and forgotten by experienced pond-keepers. To newbies and pro's alike we have this to say: ... 2007-01-17
Rainbow and Brown Trout The Rainbow Trout is a well-traveled species of fish. Originally, the Rainbow Trout was found in the coastal rivers in the United States on the west coast but today, Rainbow Trout are found throughout... 2007-01-16
Algae Now that Spring is upon us and things are coming back to life in your pond with the warmer weather, many of us are battling with string algae. String algae is caused primarily by a combination of the ... 2007-01-16
Pond Pumps For many people, it's never been a question of whether to use a submersible pump vs. an external pump because most people have smaller ponds and are used to just using a submersible pump. They're easy... 2007-01-16
Brook Trout Brook Trout: Frequently gullible, yet extremely tasty, Brook Trout are wonderful trout to fish for - especially since they frequently inhabit the most beautiful stream settings in the U.S. ... 2007-01-14
Fishing Tackle One of the most important things to consider when fly fishing is choosing your fishing tackle the right way. Many people overlook this important factor and start with the wrong assumptions. They first... 2007-01-13
Nymph Fishing Small stream nymphing is a very productive form of fly fishing. At times, you will not rise a fish to a dry fly. Yet there are fish feeding actively below the surface. So, you put the fly (nymph) to t... 2007-01-13
KOI Fish Feeding One of the most rewarding and entertaining things about having a Koi pond is when your fish finally start eating out of your hand. There is no better way to learn each fishes' personality and temperam... 2007-01-13
Fish Feeding Summertime provides the best time of the year to water garden - and also to be on the alert for high-temperature problems in your pond.... 2007-01-13
Oxygen in Ponds Severe environmental stressors are the most frequent causes of sudden fish death in garden ponds or other fish habitats, and the lack of oxygen in the water is the number 1 stressor of all.... 2007-01-13
Pond Protection California has earthquakes; we in the south and east coast have hurricanes. One thing we all share is power outages. Ours are usually caused by storms. Most power outages last only a few hours and onl... 2007-01-13
Trout Senses Trout have amazing powers of smell. For humans, trying to understand smell underwater is rather difficult since we can't do it. However, trout have no difficulty smelling underwater, so it is worth an... 2007-01-12
Trout Smells When fly fishing for trout, it is of crucial importance to understand their senses. Trout are fish, after all, and make different use of their senses than we do. Und...... 2007-01-12
Wet Fly Fishing Many anglers who are new to fly fishing consider dry fly fishing the "traditional" way of catching trout. Well, that's not entirely true. Wet fly fishing dates back hundreds of years, well before dry ... 2007-01-12
Building Ponds Having a pond in the backyard will definitely be an eye catching sight for everyone. The sound of water, beautiful fishes and exotic plants all makes your mind cool and relaxed besides feeling fresh.... 2006-03-29
Pond Algae Algae is natural in your pond. And it is beneficial. But to a point.... 2006-03-16

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