Channel Catfish are excellent food and sport fish and do well in most ponds. They do not overpopulate and are primarily scavengers and live on the pond bottom.
Sizes from 4" ($0.25 each) to 10lbs ($4.00) for special order
Redear Sunfish stocked in combination with bluegills best utilize the resources of a pond. They live in a little deeper water than bluegills and eat a little different diet. The Kentucky State record Redear Sunfish is 3lbs 1 oz caught from a farm pond.
Sizes from 2" ($0.40 each) to 4" ($2.00 each) for special order
Tilapia are a non-native fish that looks very similar to a bluegill. They are a sub-tropical species and therefore will not survive the winter in Kentucky and Tennessee. They have an extremely high reproductive potential; Tilapia can spawn every 3 weeks when the water temperature exceeds 70 degrees. They eat vegetation, detritus, small insects and plankton. They are an excellent food fish. These fish are NOT available October-April.
Sizes from 2" ($.50 each) up to 1/2 pound ($10.00 per pound)
These minnows are a native species that spawn readily in ponds and lakes. They reproduce 2-3 times a year and are an excellent forage fish for gamefish.
$9.00 per pound (about 300 minnows per pound)
Largemouth Bass are the sport fish most commonly stocked in Southeastern ponds. They can grow up to 8 pounds in large ponds, however their growth is limited by the available food supply. They primarily eat minnows, bluegill or shell cracker.
Sizes from 1"($0.80) to 3lbs ($16.00) for special order
Coppernose Bluegill are an excellent forage fish for bass and are a good food fish. They can reach about 1 to 2 pounds each. You cannot grow large bass without a good bluegill population.
Sizes from 1" ($0.25 each) to 7" ($3.00 each) for special order
Koi are ornamental fish and colorful members of the carp family. Fin, scale and color patterns vary. They are often stocked in decorative ponds. Sizes vary.
Sizes from 5" ($5.00 each) to 15" ($40.00 each)
We also sell several other fish species including Hybrid Bluegills, Hybrid Striped Bass, Musky, Northern Pike, Rainbow Trout, Walleye, Smallmouth Bass and Shad. These fish are available by special order.
Triploid Grass Carp
Grass Carp are used for pond algae and weed control. they eat the vegetation and clean up the ponds. The usually live about15-20 years and can grow to over 30 pounds. Recommended stocking rate is 25-60 per surface acre depending on the type and amount of vegetation. Grass Carp are most effective the first 5-7 years. Annual stocking may be needed to maintain control of pond vegetation.
Sizes from 9-12" ($12.00 each)
Black Crappie are gamefish generally stocked in lakes. They often grow to 2 pounds plus. They can be difficult to manage in small ponds. They eat primarily small fish. These fish are NOT available June-September.
Sizes from 2"($0.80) to 4"($2.00 each) for special order
The Gambusia or Mosquito Fish eats the larvae of mosquitoes. We sell them to help keep mosquito populations down. These fish are native to Kentucky and Tennessee.
Sizes from 1"-2" ($80.00 per bag - bag of 100-150 adult fish) available for special order