I see fish!

Mike56(7a)March 6, 2013

Here in north west New Jersey, the 6 inches of winter ice is almost gone from my pond. Today I can see all my fish for the first time in 3 months! :-) They made it through their seventh winter.
Soon I will be able to go out and play in the pond again!
Happy spring! Well almost.

Mike

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annedickinson

Congrats Mike. It's always nice to be able to see live fish in the spring.

    Bookmark   March 6, 2013 at 7:48PM
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gemini_jim(7 MD)

Good deal! I lost 1 out of 4 this winter, unknown causes. The rest are happily hunkered down and waiting for spring.

    Bookmark   March 7, 2013 at 7:34AM
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Holly_ON(6a Ontario)

We have a thaw on our horizon in the next few days. Hopefully, I will be able to spot a couple of mine.

    Bookmark   March 7, 2013 at 9:30AM
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Holly_ON(6a Ontario)

Spotted five of my goldfish yesterday. There are more hiding. Haven't seen my shubies yet. Found "Scout" who was my first into my new pond last year - hence the name! I can't wait to get some maintenance done but it is still way too early.

    Bookmark   March 10, 2013 at 10:42AM
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carolyn18810(z5)

I am looking forward to getting a pump started. Came home this afternoon and saw the fish swimming around very slowly. Such a good sight to see!

    Bookmark   March 10, 2013 at 7:43PM
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joraines(7 Upstate SC)

We saw fish swimming around today as well in our pond after I had feared the heron might have eaten them all. Wherever there is Parrots Feather which is evergreen here, there are comets from an inch to four inches long venturing out a bit and back under! So exciting! Spring is soon here.

    Bookmark   March 17, 2013 at 6:15PM
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Mike56(7a)

Well its been 3 weeks and 4 snow falls since I first saw my fish after the big thaw. Tomorrow we are due to get another snow but today I got my falls and stream started up. Yea!

    Bookmark   March 24, 2013 at 8:32PM
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Calamity_J(z7bc)

I counted all 18 of my babies!! I leave the pump going all winter. My pond is so crystal clear I can see the string algae everywhere!!!arg! My pond lilies have about 2inch leaves. Today is so nice out that as soon as I got home from work...it's straight to the pond to watch my babies!!!!lol!

    Bookmark   March 30, 2013 at 9:07PM
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