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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Tennessee Lake Management: the Truth about F1 Largemouth bass

There was a time when I stocked F-1s regularly. Most other pond management companies working in this state still stock F-1s almost exclusively. F-1s are raised by far more fish farms in the southeast than are pure Floridas, which makes them much easier to procure consistently; and my competitors are all about doing things the Read more…

Tennessee Lake Management: Beware Companies that Care More about Their Bottom Line than Your Pond

A few months ago I made a blog post in which I shared some facts about the differences between F1 and pure Florida largemouth. Toward the end of the post, I linked to an article from a university extension service that is concise and very informative on this topic. Said extension service has hundreds of Read more…

Tennessee Lake Management: Are You Getting the Most out of Your Lake?

Fisheries scientists have long recognized that the size of a water body plays a significant role in the ultimate sizes attained by the fish in that water body. If you own a lake of five acres or more and you’re paying a management company to manage it for you, but you’re not consistently catching fish Read more…