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Pond Fishing

Pond Fishing

Ponds help make Missouri a great place to fish. MDC can help with pond design and management to keep them “fishy.”

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Pond Fishing

Pond Fishing

Whether it is a spot to rest and observe waterfowl and other wildlife that come for food, water and shelter, or a place to wet a line, a pond provides many opportunities to discover nature in Missouri.

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Pond Improvements

Make the most of your private Missouri lake or pond. Topics include four-page technical sheets known as Aquaguides and other pond-related info to help you control water plants, improve fishing and frogging, build and maintain better ponds, and manage your pond's water quality.

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Pond Turnover

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This Aquaguide explains seasonal turnover and how it may affect your Missouri pond's health.

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Pond-Water Quality Management

Three Aquaguides show you how to clear your Missouri pond of muddy water, minimize fish kills, and how annual turnover may affect your pond's water quality.

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Pond Fishing

Private Pond Stocking

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The right mix of species makes for a lifetime of fishing fun.

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This Aquaguide shows you why ponds leak and what you can do to keep your Missouri pond from leaking.

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This Aquaguide covers recommended fish-stocking species, species to avoid, when and how to haul fish, and find sources of stock fish in Missouri.

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This Aquaguide shows you how to control submerged plants such as coontail, elodea, and naiad in your Missouri pond.

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The Origin of a Fish

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It’s hard to know whether you’ve caught a wild or a hatchery-produced trophy.

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