The farm or homestead fishpond is slowly gaining recognition for being a multi-valued asset. It can provide fish and recreation for the entire family. It can also be a source of water for irrigating the garden, the orchard, watering cattle and even water for firefighting in case of an emergency.
This e-handbook provides diagrams to convert natural ponds into productive fish ponds and how to find and build man-made fish ponds. Chapters include:
- Selecting the Site
- Clearing the Pond Site
- Using Existing Ponds or Small Lakes to Build a Fishpond
- Types of Fishponds
- Constructing New Fishponds
A well planned and constructed fishpond will pay for itself in time It will add to the economy by furnishing food for the family, as well as providing recreation. 32 pages.
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