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Is a 1/4 acre pond big enough for fish?

Asked: Samuel Girardeau, Last Updated:

Stocking your pond properly can prevent common problems such as a stunted bluegill population. ATAC recommends stocking 2-4 inch fingerlings in new ponds. Large, wild caught fish should be avoided because they may introduce disease....Fish Stocking Recommendations.

Swimming PondSpecies*Channel Catfish
1/4 Acre15
1/2 Acre25
3/4 Acre40
1 Acre50
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