Spring Fish Sale
FISH SALE ORDER FORM (PDF)
Flat Head Minnows $20.00/ 1 lb (Appx. 150)
Adult fathead minnows average 2-3 inches in length The fathead’s prolific nature will help to produce an abundant food supply for the game fish in your pond.
Largemouth Bass 3″-5″ $30.00 / 10
The largest member of the sunfish family, they average 8-17 inches long and reach weights in excess of 10 pounds. Largemouth bass inhabit the warm weedy areas of lakes and ponds and will flourish in all but the very coldest ponds.
Yellow Perch 3″-5″ $30.00 / 10
The yellow perch is the most widely distributed member of the perch family and generally grow to 6-12 inches long. Yellow perch will occupy a variety of habitat, but prefer weedy, protected section of lakes, rivers and ponds. They provide an excellent food source for larger predator fish such as largemouth bass.
Catfish 6″-8″ $30.00 / 10
Channel catfish grow well alone, with few disease problems, stocked at 100 to 150 per acre. When stocked alone, fish grow faster with supplemental feeding. Natural foods include decaying organic matter, plant material, crawfish, small fish, and insects. The relatively low stocking rate (100 to 150 per acre) ensures good growth to a harvestable size in a reasonably short time. You do not want to encourage catfish spawning because of potential crowding and disease problems.
Black Crappie 3″-5″ $35.00 / 10
Black crappies grow to 6-12 inches long. Crappies prefer clear, quiet areas of lakes and ponds. They do very well in ponds that are stocked with bass. They provide a food supply for larger predator fish such as bass, and generally do not over populate when bass are present.
Triploid Grass Carp – (DEC permit required) $20.00 each
The grass carp is the largest member of the minnow family, often reaching weights in excess of 25 pounds. Grass carp feed entirely on aquatic vegetation, and are commonly stocked in pond to control aquatic vegetation. You MUST have a Grass Carp Stocking Permit prior to pickup.
Fish Food- 10 lb bag $15.00 each
Barley Straw Rolls $10.00 each
NYS Permit Information For Stocking Fish
If you would like to purchase Grass Carp, you MUST have a Grass Carp Stocking Permit prior to pickup. You can obtain an application by going to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) website or at the link below. The permit is free and its duration is from March 1st to November 30th.
We also ask that you apply for your NYSDEC Fish Stocking Permit which is required to stock fish in any waterbody of 10 acres or more. The application can be found at the link below or on the NYSDEC’s website. You may also consider applying for the Farm Fish Pond License which is needed for ponds less than 10 acres. Both permits are free and last up to 5 years.