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What time of year should I put fish in my pond?

Asked: Dale St. Arnold, Last Updated:

The best time to introduce fish to a new pond is summertime when temperatures are steady and the fish can mature a bit. That being said, fish can be released into your pond slightly later in the year although this depends on the water temperature.

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