Examples of Pond Stocking Rates

Pond Stocking Fish Ratios :

100 Predator fish (bass/walleye)
500 Prey fish (pan-fish)
100 pounds minnows

We do not recommend that you put walleyes in a pond that is less than 2 acres in size and less than 10 feet deep.

Here are five popular pond stocking options using the correct fish ratios:

Pond one

Walleye / Perch

100 4-6" Walleyes

500 3-4" Yellow Perch

100 lbs Fathead Minnows

Per Acre

Fish Sizes Are Approx.

Pond Two

Largemouth Bass / Bluegills

100 3-4" Largemouth bass

500 3-4" Hybrid Bluegills

100 Lbs Fathead Minnows

Per ACre

Fish Sizes Are Approx.

Pond Three

Walleye / Panfish

100 4-6" WalleyeS

250 3-4" Hybrid Bluegills

250 3-4" Yellow Perch

100 Lbs Fathead Minnows

Per Acre

Fish Sizes Are Approx.

Pond Four

Bass / Panfish

50 3-4" Smallmouth Bass

50 3-4" Largemouth Bass

250 3-4" Hybrid Bluegills

250 3-4" Black Crappies

100 Lbs Fathead Minnows

Per Acre

Fish Sizes Are Approx.

Pond Five

Walleye / Smallmouth Bass

50 3-4" Smallmouth Bass

50 4-6" Walleyes

200 3-4" Hybrid Bluegills

200 3-4" Yellow Perch

100 3-4" black crappies

100 Lbs Fathead Minnows

Per Acre

Fish Sizes Are Approx.


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All ponds and watersheds are different. Soil types, fertility, age, and water sources all play important roles in the quality of your pond. Use natural techniques to control vegetation as much as possible. Remember: Aeration can positively influence the efficiency of your pond.