Back Issues

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.

Note: * If the back issue you select has completely sold out, we will substitute a photocopy facsimile of the entire issue, bound and trimmed in magazine style.

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May/June 2017
Volume XXV, No. 6
Issued May 1, 2017
In This Issue:


In This Issue:

Building Hatchery Ponds

A Minnow is a Minnow, or is it?

Planting Trees

The Secchi Disk

To a Fault

Springtime and Spawning

Aquatic Vegetation and Trophy Fisheries

Prepare for Waterfowl Season Now

Fish Diseases, and a Rare One

When Should I Stock?

Renovating with a Bulldozer

The Dream Comes True! Part Two

Repairing Erosion around a Pond

Managing Tricky Coastal Ponds

Starting a Fishing Club

What is Clean Water?

You Can Enjoy Purple Martins

Supplemental Feeding Results

Feral Hog Breakfast Sausage


March/April 2017
Volume XXV, No 5
Issued March 1, 2017
January/Februrary 2017
Volume XXV, No 4
Issued January 1, 2017
November/December 2016
Volume XXV, No 3
Issued November 1, 2016
In This Issue:

 25 Year Anniversary           

Aquatic Plant Management Update

Wildlife at Large... The Squeeze on Wildlife

Life Expectancy of a Pond: The Aging Aftermath  .... Down to Earth

Managing the Mini-Pond... Converting a Small Pond Part IV

Fall & Early Winter Backyard Nature Tips


September/October 2016
Volume XXV, No 2
Issued September 1, 2016
In This Issue:

25 Year Anniversary                          

Starting a Wildlife and Fisheries Management Plan in South Dakota 
Wildlife at Large... Most Invasive Invaders
How Long Will My Pond Live?.... Down to Earth
Inside the Water Column... Conductivity of Pond Waters
Stocking Adult Largemouth Bass into an Existing Fishery


July/August 2016
Volume XXV, No 1
Issued July 1, 2016
In This Issue:


25 Year Anniversary

A Young Fishery with a Bright Future
Weather and Pond Water Quality...Inside the Water Column  
Field Notes... Golden Shiners
Telemetry- a Fascinating New World.... Science & the Cutting Edge
Know Your Pond Life... Snakes
Smoked Chicken with the Best Pinto Beans you've ever eaten in your entire life


May/June 2016
Volume XXIV, No 6
Issued May 1, 2016
In This Issue:

Channel Catfish
Got Black Bears?- Wildlife at Large
Phytoplankton Blooms
Kid's Korner... What do you do when you catch a fish?
Pond Environment: Good Requirements and Dirty Water.... Science & the Cutting Edge
Know Your Pond Life... Fathead Minnows
Crawfish Cornbread


March/April 2016
Volume XXIV No 5
Issued March 1, 2016
In This Issue:

 Yucatan Visionary
Why Alkalinity is Important- Inside the Water Column
Converting a Pond Quickly
Kid's Korner... Invasive Species- What's That?
Miracle or Hard Work.... Down to Earth
Know Your Pond Life...Setting Catch Rules & Deep-Hooked Fish
Beginning an Incredible Pond Journey

January/February 2016
Volume XXIV, No 4
Issued January 1, 2016
In This Issue:

 Proper Handling of Trophy Fish
Fate of Fertilizer Nutrients in Ponds- Inside the Water Column
Winterkill Lemonade
Kid's Korner... Where Do Fish Live?
Let's Build an Island.... Down to Earth
Wildlife at Large... Second Chance Deer Season
Harvesting- Bounty Beyond the Shoreline

November/December 2015
Volume XXV, No 3
Issued November 1, 2015
In This Issue:

 Should you Aerate?  More Pros than Cons

Creating Cover to Enhance Structure... Know Your Pond Life

Designing Your Fishing Program

Field Notes... Ecological Harmony

Flood Gone, Drought On.... Down to Earth

Inside the Water Column... Liming Sportfish Ponds

Tribute to George Glazener


September/October 2015
Volume XXV, No 2
Issued September 1, 2015
In This Issue:

 The Most Important Principles of Pond Management

Flood & Droughts and Your Small Pond... Managing the Mini-Pond

Natural Pond Water Management
Field Notes... What's Your Box?
High Water Rescue 2015.... Down to Earth
Inside the Water Column...Turbidity Removal from Ponds
The Art of Shifting Nutrients


July/August 2015
Volume XXV, No.1
Issued July 1, 2015
In This Issue:

 Jordan Winery Bass Strategy

Fish Competition... On Northern Pond
Winterkill...some lived and some died
Field Notes... Redear Sunfish
Emergency Spillways.... Down to Earth
Inside the Water Column...Sportfish Pond Fertilization
Managing Mulitple Ponds to Create the Ultimate Fishery


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