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Fish Stocking

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    How many fish do I stock into my pond?

    Stoney Creek Fisheries recommends a maximum of 1,000 total game fish per acre, assuming the pond is in good shape…

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    What fish do I stock into my pond?

    Consider these 2 questions: (1) What is main purpose of my pond? A fishing pond? A swimming pond? An irrigation…

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    Do I need to feed my fish?

    A healthy, balanced pond feeds itself. Feeding … fish food and/or minnows … is your choice. Additional feed/forage will accelerate…

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    Do I always need to acclimate my fish into my pond?

    Yes … always acclimate (temper) your fish every time you stock. Temper by either (1) floating the unopened bags of…

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    Do I need a permit to stock fish in my pond?

    The Michigan DNR dictates pond stocking permit requirements and issues the permits. In general, you will need a permit: (1)…

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    What size of fish should I stock?

    This is a balancing act … between cost, ease of transportation, what fish are currently in your pond, and available…

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    Do I need to aerate my pond?

    Absolutely … ALL PONDS SHOULD BE AERATED! There is a long list of benefits for a pond with correctly sized…

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    What are Fish Days?

    Fish Days are annual events where a hosting location will take your order for the scheduled date and time of…

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    What about large fish orders?

    For fish orders too large to bag safely, delivery directly to your pond with one of our fish trucks can…

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    What do I need to pick up my fish at Stoney Creek Fisheries?

    Bring plastic pails in the 3 to 6 gallon range. In your pails, we’ll add a fish bag, the counted…

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