Re: NANFA-- Fishy Program
Mon, 3 May 2004 20:31:00 EDT

In a message dated 5/3/04 4:48:53 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

> I'm not a fisheries expert but it just can't be necessary to eradicate
> ponds of all other fish just so you can grow lunkers in your pond. What is
> the logic behind this activity in Texas? Is it that by eradicating all the
> non-game fish you reduce the competion of the feeder fish of the bass (in
> this case the feederfish is bluegill and other sunfish). Thus more food
> the bass.
Personally I think the more complex an ecosystem is the more likely you are
to have more and larger fish. A simple two fish system can't be healthy or
stable. The concept of blue gills, bass and fertilizer used to be the mantra of
fish and game many years ago. I thought they had all stopped that sort of

If you listen to fools, the mob rules!
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