Pond Stocking

How do I protect my pond and fish during large rain events?

Wednesday, November 04, 2015 @ 11:47:00 AM - 0 comments
Time to prepare and plan for a wet winter. El Nino is good news for fish!

Bass, bluegill, redears, and mosquito fish added to newly designed pond

Thursday, July 23, 2015 @ 8:10:00 AM - 0 comments
Here's a look at a beautiful, newly designed and developed pond that we stocked recently.

Catfish Added to Pond to Supply Nutrients to Rice Field

Thursday, June 11, 2015 @ 12:03:00 PM - 0 comments
We just stocked a pond with 70,000 2" to 4" catfish that will, in turn, supply nutrients to the rice field below. It's amazing what adding fish to a system like this can do for the rice!

Benefits of a Feeding Ring for Fish in a Lake

Monday, May 18, 2015 @ 2:53:00 PM - 0 comments
Watch this short video clip from one of our recent pond stockings to see the benefits of installing a feeding ring in a lake.

Benefits of Mosquitofish and Bluegill

Monday, May 18, 2015 @ 2:19:00 PM - 0 comments
Watch the short video clip from one of our recent pond stockings to see the benefits of stocking mosquito fish and bluegill.

Will Your Pond Survive the Drought?

Wednesday, April 01, 2015 @ 6:26:00 PM - 0 comments
Let our experienced staff help you insure your pond or lake survives the drought. Protect your investment!

Let us evaluate your pond. Be water-wise, reduce maintenance, and protect valuable fish from low water conditions.

Ag Alert: Court ruling upends fish-stocking regulations

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 @ 11:02:00 AM - 0 comments
California aquaculture producers say they are pleased with a court decision that struck down proposed new regulations from the state Department of Fish and Wildlife on fish stocking activities in California's public and private waters...

Aquaculture America 2015 in New Orleans

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 @ 4:48:00 PM - 0 comments
This year I am unable to attend the Aquaculture America conference in New Orleans. I have attended many in the past and will miss seeing all of my friends and wonderful colleagues...

California fishermen land court ruling

Friday, February 13, 2015 @ 11:19:00 AM - 0 comments
In monumental decision, California 3rd District Court of Appeals rules for fish farmers, stocking

Now We're Talkin'!

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 @ 12:58:00 PM - 0 comments
These storms this week will help the small lakes and ponds in #California to begin to recover from the drought.

Foothill Pond Stocking

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 @ 10:33:00 AM - 0 comments
We stocked forage fish into this foothill pond today. Cooler temperatures allow them to evade predator fish. When spring comes they are ready to spawn.

Winter Pond Tasks: Aeration and Algae Control

Thursday, November 20, 2014 @ 12:22:00 PM - 0 comments
Most golf course superintendents have a hard time with ponds in summer. They are glad to move into the cooler months...

Drought Talk: Being Water Wise

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 @ 2:01:00 PM - 0 comments
Many foothill and valley ponds have suffered though another long dry summer. We are hearing drought every day on the news and with conversations with our friends and colleagues. As we move into fall and winter, now is the time to pay attention to how we maintain a healthy pond and protect our fish. Here are 8 tips for a healthy pond and to insure the survival of your fish...

Stocked fish in a beautiful residential lake in Nevada on Friday

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 @ 5:51:00 PM - 0 comments
Stocked fish in a beautiful residential lake in Nevada on Friday

Pond vs. Algae

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 @ 11:15:00 AM - 0 comments
This pond has a little bit too much bloom (algae). One can flush it out with some fresh water. I like to be able to see my hand when my arm is it the water up to my elbow...

Another great batch of our special northern strain large mouth bass stocked

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 1:56:00 PM - 0 comments
Another great batch of our special northern strain large mouth bass stocked in a central California reservoir this week.

We dropped by the California State Fair California Aquaculture Association Exhibit for orientation of volunteers

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 @ 10:24:00 AM - 0 comments
We dropped by the California State Fair California Aquaculture Association Exhibit for orientation of volunteers. The Fair opens Friday!

We stocked another beautiful Napa valley pond this week

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 - 0 comments
We stocked another beautiful Napa valley pond this week. This one was refurbished. A liner was used to reduce seepage and aeration was installed to keep the fish healthy and active. After a water quality check, bass and bluegill were stocked. Catfish will be added in a month to complete the summer program. All that's left is fishing and fun!

Palm Springs Golf Course Off To a Good Start

Thursday, June 26, 2014 @ 12:58:00 PM - 0 comments
We got a new golf course near Palm Springs off to a good start. Stocking their lakes with bluegill and bass.

Salmon at the Coleman National Fish Hatchery

Wednesday, May 07, 2014 @ 10:54:00 AM - 0 comments
Doing some work with Salmon at the Coleman National Fish Hatchery (www.fws.gov/coleman).

Today we stocked bluegill into an oasis in the desert of California

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 @ 10:16:00 AM - 0 comments
Today we stocked bluegill into an oasis in the desert of California - A beautiful residential Lake. These fish will spawn soon, providing lots of bluegill for the kids to catch in the future!

Stocking another pond for a Napa Valley client. Perfect paring fresh fish and wine.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 @ 12:25:00 PM - 0 comments
Stocking another pond for a Napa Valley client. Perfect paring fresh fish and wine.

Just stocked a pond in Carmel valley

Friday, March 28, 2014 @ 3:32:00 PM - 0 comments
Just stocked a pond in Carmel valley. The owners' grandchildren are visiting tomorrow and they wanted to be ready for fun!

I brought some live fish to the The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito

Monday, March 24, 2014 @ 11:33:00 AM - 0 comments
I brought some live fish to the The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito for a seal pup that was not eating. She liked our fish and got the nutrients to get stronger and survive!

Just finished the springs stocking for another front yard.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 @ 12:38:00 PM - 0 comments
Just finished the springs stocking for another front yard. Beautiful residential pond that needed some bluegill prior to spawning season. These fish will spawn providing forage for the robust bass population

Setting the Trend: Golf Clubs Utilizing an Untapped Resource

Sunday, June 09, 2013 @ 8:41:00 AM - 0 comments
Events such as Father's Day fishing derbies are catching on across the nation as Golf Clubs continue to combine golf with other family activities. These events are generally a huge success and are a wonderful way to bring the family together for a day of fun in the sun...

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Saturday, January 21, 2012 @ 1:54:00 PM - Written by Tony Vaught - 0 comments
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Come visit CAA's Aquaculture Day and "Fish Experience" at the 2011 California State Fair!

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:56:00 AM - 0 comments
CAA and the aquaculture industry will be well represented again this year at the California State Fair...

Aquaculture Site Evaluation

Monday, June 27, 2011 @ 4:47:00 PM - 0 comments
I am out of the office tomorrow to conduct an aquaculture site evaluation. The aquaculture site evaluation can be either on new projects or an established fish farm. This service includes an onsite visit as well as a preliminary report on the fitness of the site for aquaculture...