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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September/October 2014
Volume XXIV, No. 2
Issued September 1, 2014
In This Issue:

Registration NOW open for Pond Boss VI!
Pipe Dreams...  Down to Earth
Science and the Cutting Edge...  Yellow Perch Stocking
Feedlot - What was in the past is now the future
...
Memories
by Dr. Richard O. "Dick" Anderson
Managing Multiple Ponds to Create the Ultimate Fishery
Redear Sunfish, Series Tribute to Dr. Dave Willis
Reading Your Water Chemistry Report... Inside the Water Column

July/August 2014
Volume XXIV No.1
Issued July 1, 2014
In This Issue:

Could it be the Water? by Bob Lusk
Know Your Pond Life... Fin-Clipping
Art of the Science of Growing Huge Hybrid Sunfish by Tony Livingston
Native Plants for Waterfowl... Wildlife at Large
Managing the Mini Pond... Eliminating the 90%
Fish Biology 102: Growth
... On Northern Pond 
Down to Earth... Another Leaky Lake Fix
Pond Fishing - and More
... Kid's Korner

May/June 2014
Volume XXIII, No. 6
Issued May 1, 2014
In This Issue:

Crappie, The Enigma... Science & The Cutting Edge
Know Your Pond Life... Dr. Seuss keeness required
Creating a Trophy Fishery by David Beasley
Oldie but goodie...Those Darn Bullies! ...On Northern Pond
Field Notes... Dealing with a Fish Kill
Predator Control
... Wildlife at Large
Down to Earth... Hostile Takeover!
Tackle "Go Box"
... Kid's Korner

March/April 2014
Volume XXIII, No. 5
Issued March 1, 2014
In This Issue:

Artificial Habitat Installation Tips
Let's go fishing! Oh wait, you need a tackle box!
... Kid's Korner
Wildlife at Large
.... Impoundments for Waterfowl
The Lake in a River Bed...
Down to Earth
A Blustery Day by Bob Lusk
Fish Problems?... Know Your Pond Life
The Fish Professor
... Pond Management in Peru - Amazon Style
Circulating Your Small Waters...
Managing the Mini-Pond

January/February 2014
Volume XXII, No. 4
Issued January 1, 2014
In This Issue:

Think Small - in a Big Way by Bob Lusk
Create a paradise with Pond Amenities
Beaver Sign
... What to look for.
Lions, Tigers & Domestic Cats, oh my!... Wildlife at Large
Make an impact! - Share Your Pond

Unique, fun art - Fish Prints... Kids Korner
Inside the Water Column
- Beneficial microbes
Largemouth Spawning Facts & Manipulation... Science & the Cutting Edge

November/December 2013
Volume XXII, No. 3
Issued November 1, 2013
In This Issue:

Does size matter?...  Managing the Mini-Pond 
Right-of-Ways and Wildlife Habitat... Wildlife at Large
Water Safety... Kids Korner 
Dirt, a Common Thread by Mike Otto
Boldness/Aggressiveness in Bluegill... Science & the Cutting Edge
Peaceful restoration at The Pond at the End of the Road
Plan now for pesky spring plants... Know Your Pond Life
Condition - Those Other Predators... On Northern Pond

September/October 2013
Volume XXII, No. 2
Issued September 1, 2013
In This Issue:

What's on the Backside of Summer? by Bob Lusk
Your Pond's Legacy... your greatest gift to your family
Count Your Deer Now... Wildlife at Large
Scientists & the Living Environment, Part II... Kids Korner
The Human Element by Eric West
Managing the Mini-Pond... Through Two Sets of Eyes
Mission Impossible... Catching Fed Catfish
The Enigma Called "Richmond Mill Lake"

July/August 2013
Volume XXII, No. 1
Issued July 1, 2013
In This Issue:

Dirty Little Secrets of Water by Bob Lusk
Building a Pond?... Handshake or a written agreement?
Progress from the Dirt Front by Mike Otto
The Golden Hour ... Golden memories
Scientists and the Living Environment in Kids Korner
Impacting nationwide pond managment... Radio Tagging Fish
Wildlife at Large... Problem Beaver Mystery? Commence Operation Removal!!!
Sometimes I Need a Human Aeration System... sound advice for healing, restoring - mind, body and soul

May/June 2013
Volume XXI, No. 6
Issued May 1, 2013
In This Issue:

What is Pond Boss Connect?.... see the Editor's Desk
Managing the Mini-Pond... The Small Side of a Bigger Plan 
Examining Otoliths.... Catching a Glimpse of the Past 
Electrofishing: The Trush of Shocking
Feed and Food Plots for Summer.... check out Wildlife at Large 
Know Your Pond Life.... Understanding Aquatic Plants
Down to Earth... The Gensis of Four Different Projects 
Kids Korner... Food Webs

March/April 2013
Volume XXI, No 5
Issued March 1, 2013
In This Issue:

Goodbye Winter, Hello Pond... by Bob Lusk and Matt Rayl
Getting Back to Where I Was... by Beth Lahaie
Wildlife at Large... Spring Rebound!
What is your frog knowledge? - Check out Know Your Pond Life
"Bird Man" Mel... Shorebirds - Look Quick!
Kids Korner... How to build your own Secchi Disk 
On Northern Pond... Are your bass fat?
Down to Earth by Mike Otto... Refining the Journey of Your Pond

January/February 2013
Volume XXI, No 4
Issued January 1, 2013
In This Issue:

New Year's Resolutions for Your Pond by Bob Lusk
Tim Matson explains how to adapt your pond to climate change
Where Do Skinny Fish Come From? ... Check out Know Your Pond Life
Pond to Plate ... Delicious & nutritious recipe to add to your "Be Healthier in 2013" resolutions plan
Fellowship, BBQ & pond owners = Pondmeister Get Together
Managing the Mini-Pond ... Thinking About Changing Your Fish?
"Bird Man" Mel ... Eggs - It All Start Here
Kid's Korner ... let's play Fish Faces, fun game for the whole family during the holiday break

November/December 2012
Volume XXI, No. 3
Issued November 1, 2012
In This Issue:

Pond Boss V knowledge shared and great times celebrated with Pond Boss Family!
Holiday stress?... take heed to Beth Lahaie’s advice in Winter Rest.
Wildlife at Large Ponds, Ecosystems, and Wildlife.
Autumn Sparrows  Are they the “good guys” or the “Goodfellas”?
Zzzzzzz  Do Ponds Sleep?
Do Plants Make Oxygen?... Check out Kids Korner.
Hunters Be Aware!... Do you have the right liability coverage?
The Making of a Pond Boss by Bob Lusk. 

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