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Looking for something specific about pond management?  Chances are… someone has written about it in the pages of Pond Boss magazine.

Born as a newsletter in July, 1992, Pond Boss magazine has emerged as the go-to source for all things pond.  In our archives, we have a long list of back issues, loaded with practical information you can use. Want to know how to make a cane pole, fertilize a southern pond, figure out if your fish are growing or not? Maybe how to identify aquatic plants or how to build a beach? Pond Boss has it.  Take a look at each year’s list of published articles and dig deeper into those things you want to know.  Pond Boss back issues archives has it.  More than 110 issues* of great information, at your beck and call.

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July/August 1996
July/August 1996
Issue Date:
July 1, 1996
  • Cover Story. Dig It Baby. Adding depth to shoreline controls weeds. M.Otto's hints & how to's for deepening shoreline areas.
  • Feds Relax On Cormorant Permits. Laws allow removal of cormorants.
  • ASK PBOSS. Tilapia pros and cons.
  • FIELD NOTES. A. Fast bass growth possible. B. Scotts fertilizing pamphlet available. C. FL fisheries declining. D. A 3 & 4 lb crappie for VA pond. E. Bottom muck harbors anaerobic bacterium. F. Catch & release not always best.
  • POND TO PLATE. Hints for best way to freeze fish.
  • WEED PATROL. Mechanical methods get tough on weeds. Devices described.
  • KNOW POND LIFE. Bullhead catfish. distribution, feeding habits, life history. pond role, field tip.
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