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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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


May/June 2015
Volume, XXIV, No. 6
Issued May 1, 2015
In This Issue:

Fred Bingaman: A Man of Many Passions
The Nature of Pond Water... Inside the Water Column
Is Underwater Greenery Good or Bad?
Kid's Korner... Did You Know Your Pond Can Turn Over?
More About Spillways.... Down to Earth
The Fish Professor... Advice for Fisheries
Using Relative Weight Records for Wise Decisions

March/April 2015
Volume XXIV, No. 5
Issued March 1, 2015
In This Issue:

Is water temperature important?... Inside the Water Column
Managing the Mini-Pond... Dealing with a Chronic Leaker
A Moment within a Moment by Beth Lahaie
Down to Earth... Mike shares the creation of Just Add Water
Build Your Own Indoor Fishing Pond
...  Kids Korner
From Pond to Plate... Sammy's Smoked Trout
Building Your Strategy - Your Outline to Successful Pond Management by Bob Lusk

January/February 2015
Volume XXIV, No. 4
Issued January 1, 2015
In This Issue:

Ice Fishing 101... Kid's Korner
Winter Aeration: Why and How
Dams and Trees... Down to Earth
Wildlife Management Planning
What is a Hybrid Striper?...  Know Your Pond Life
Part 1 Series: Producing Large Numbers of Trophy Predator Fish

November/December 2014
Volume XXIV, No. 3
Issued November 1, 2014
In This Issue:

POND BOSS VI .... Click HERE to register!
Water Chemistry a Big Deal?... Inside the Water Column
Grass Carp Vegetation Control
Managing the Mini-Pond... Silt Retention Ponds
Using Surveillance as a Census Tool... Wildlife at Large

Fisheries Management for the Masses
Science & the Cutting Edge... Bluegill Tidbits
Creating a Pond that Feeds the Soul and Sparks the Imagination by Beth Lahaie

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
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

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