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How to Determine Fish Balance

How to Determine Fish Balance

There are two ways you can check the predator and prey dynamics of your pond: 1) pull seine samples in late May to early July, and 2) keep accurate records of fishing activity. Alternatively, you could pay a private consultant to conduct an electrofishing sample. Keep reading for more information on the do-it-yourself approach.

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Filed Under: Fisheries, Fish Management March 18, 2020

BILOXI, Miss.-- At Mississippi State University’s Coastal Research and Extension Center, we recently aged one of the largest tripletail fish ever caught.

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