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Removal of Unwanted Fish in Recreational Fish Ponds

Removal of Unwanted and Overpopulated Species of Fish is part three of seven in the Management of Recreational Fish Ponds series.

Fish populations in poorly managed ponds usually become out of balance and may become contaminated with unw…

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Weed Control and Wildlife Enhancement in Recreational Fish Ponds

Weed Control and Wildlife Enhancement is part seven of seven in the Management of Recreational Fish Ponds series.

Aquatic weeds are a common problem in farm ponds. Some aquatic vegetation might be good for the pond. Rooted aquatic vegeta…

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Evaluation of Pond Balance in Recreational Fish Ponds

Evaluation of Pond Balance is part six of seven in the Management of Recreational Fish Ponds series.

Managers should conduct an evaluation of bond balance every 1 to 2 years if fishing quality is unsatisfactory. District fisheries biolog…

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Fertilization and Liming in Recreational Fish Ponds

Fertilization and Liming is part four of seven in the Management of Recreational Fish Ponds series.

Fertilization provides planktonic algae with nutrients for growth much the same as fertilizing pasture increases grass yields. Proper f…

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Pond Construction and Watershed Management in Recreational Fish Ponds

Pond Construction and Watershed Management is part one of seven in the Management of Recreational Fish Ponds series.

Alabama has about 250,000 small ponds covering more than 134,000 acres. Ponds are usually built for several purposes: ir…

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Species Selection and Stocking in Recreational Fish Ponds

Species Selection and Stocking is part two of seven in the Management of Recreational Fish Ponds series.

The choice of fish to stock depends on the pond owner’s goals and on the resources available. It is very difficult to manage a pon…

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Spotted Seatrout in Alabama

…sh. Some other states allow highly regulated harvests, resulting in about 240,000 pounds of specks landed per year. The recreational harvest in Alabama is around 200,000 fish per year, and the recreational harvest in the gulf of Mexico regi…

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Protecting Pollinators in Urban Areas: Safe Use of Integrated Pest Management

… by conservation and environmental groups. While the debate continues, families still rely on home lawns as a place for recreation and social activities. Many municipalities require lawns or a similar ground cover on lots in planned communi…

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Smoking Alabama Seafood

…as become somewhat of a forgotten art.

Besides simply being a means of preparing food, smoking can also be a form of recreation or diversion, provide the focal point for an afternoon or evening of family activity, and allow the cook(s) a…

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