Do fish freeze in winter?

It may only be October with leaves just starting to change, but it’s not too early to prepare your pond for the winter.  Extreme cold temperatures may cause many freshwater lakes and ponds to completely ice over and the blanket of snow may block out all light. ...

Your Pond Through The Seasons: Stratification Basics

Ponds are dynamic; that is, they are in a state of constant change throughout their existence. This may not seem evident to most as the pond you watch over may appear to look the same today as it did yesterday. But in actuality, your pond is undergoing yearly,...

Is it Algae? Or is it Something Else?

The Frog Blog This is probably one of the most common questions someone may have as they look at their pond. It can also be a difficult one to answer as well considering not all green-looking things in a pond are algae and not all algae is green (Figure 1). So how...

Rainbow Trout

The Frog Blog  – Fish Friday Happy Friday everyone! Spring is here and nothing feels better than getting outside in the (sometimes) warmer weather, stretching your arms, and finding your way to your favorite stream fishing hole for some trout fishing. That is...