2017 Fall Fish Sale

Pre-Ordering for Our Fish Sale is Now Open!  Details regarding the pick-up can be found below, but if you have additional questions please contact Brooke at bfrusher@franklinswcd.org.

  1. Place your order online or print out this Order Form and mail (with check payment) to Franklin Soil and Water, 1404 Goodale Blvd., Suite 100, Columbus, Ohio 43212
  2. All order must be received by 4:30 pm on Tuesday, October 3rd.
  3. Pick-up your order at Ohio Division of Wildlife (1500 Dublin Road, Columbus 43215) on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  4. Line a five-gallon bucket with a clean plastic bag and fill it half way with water from your pond.  Secure bag with a twist tie to prevent spillage (see example picture here). The fish are fingerlings and quite small (1-5 inches long), except for the white amur.  Two white amur will fit in a five-gallon bucket.
  5. Deliver fish to your pond immediately.
  6. Fish are guaranteed to be in good condition, but there is no guaranteed survival. 
  7. There are no refunds. Please have someone pick up the fish for you if you are unavailable.
  8. General fish stocking rates are covered in the ODNR Division of Wildlife Ohio Pond Management Handbook or you can purchase a copy of the Farm Pond Management Guide developed by our vendor, Fender's Fish and Llama Farm, for only $20.
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Black Crappie
The black crappie is a popular sport fish. They can be caught with a variety of baits using differen..
Bluegill are quite possibly the perfect forage fish and are very important for maintaining a good fo..
Channel Catfish
Catfish are easiest to raise because they feed on pellets at all stages of life. They are commonly s..
Fathead Minnow (Sold in Quantities of 100)
Fathead minnows are considered both a forage fish and bait fish. Commonly sold in bait stores, fathe..
Hybrid Bluegill
Hybrid bluegills are a cross from bluegill and green sunfish.  When a hatchery produces a hybri..
Largemouth Bass
This is possibly the most sought after game fish that is stocked in farm ponds today. They can reach..
White Amur
White Amurs (commonly called grass carp) are primarily vegetarian, feeding on all types of pond weed..
Yellow Perch
One of the best eating fish, yellow perch will reach lengths of 12-13″ and weigh almost a pound.&nbs..
Farm Pond Management
Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Calendar of Pond Life Chapter 2: Stocking Recommendations Ch..
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