What Is Electrofishing ?
Electrofishing services for Soperton, Savannah, Macon, Georgia (GA) surrounding areas is a unique way to examine your fish population for: identification, growth, weight, genetics, diseases, parasites, invasive species, and many other important factors. Edge's Aquatic Services' process uses an electrical field to temporarily stun the fish within the field of current, thus causing them to come to the surface for collection.
Electrofishing allows for a quick recovery once they are removed from the electrical field, easily returned, without being overly stressed out. This is a great way to have a snapshot of the fish community in your Georgia large lake or pond.
Allows for a better understanding of your fish population, while having a plan to manage their habit for a more sustainable outcome.
Why Use Edge's Aquatic Services ?
We specialize in Pond & Lake Management Services, in the state of Georgia. Electrofishing begins with an onsite consultation with one our Pond & Lake experts. This process allows us & the owners to have a good understanding of the current status, discuss any past stocking services that were performed and provide a strategy for what analysis will be required to perform.
How Often Should Electrofishing Be Performed On My Lake or Pond ?
That will depend on many different variables, beyond stocking purposes. Does your Georgia Lake or Pond have the proper amount of structure ? Does it have a well-established grass bed for spawning ? One of the most important components for a healthy pond is an aeration system to remove any gasses while providing subsurface oxygenation. Once Edge’s Aquatic Services has performed the analysis, they will determine the frequency for this service that will best suit your Pond or Lake’s needs.
How effective is the process of Electrofishing ?
Professional biologist have been using this method with great success for years. Having the ability to understand your Pond or Lake’s - fish community, health, and possible risk factors, is a game changer for many Pond owners. Being able to identify problems such as invasive species being present, or a bacterial infection that could easily get out of control, is worth the cost for having this service performed. Edge’s Aquatic Services can help resolve any unforeseen issues that may be going on in your pond.