An Annotated Atlas of the Freshwater Fishes of North Carolina

Bryn Tracy, former NCLMS President, founding member, and now retired, and colleagues[...]

Posted on November 04, 2020 by Foster Lake

It’s Time to Enhance Your Lake, Pond or Stormwater Device

Since you are staying at home so much more now, why not enhance your lake, pond or[...]

Posted on May 06, 2020 by Foster Lake

Minnows for Bait and Forage in Short Supply as More People go Fishing

Holy cow is it hard to find minnows! With so many people staying home, fishing has[...]

Posted on May 01, 2020 by Foster Lake

Controlling Geese Populations Around Lakes and Ponds

Migratory geese are elegant, charming creatures. Their brief visits during fall and[...]

Posted on September 30, 2019 by Johnny Foster

How to Protect Your Pooch From Toxic Algae

North Carolina Algal Bloom Map 

Posted on September 10, 2019 by Foster Lake

Cyanobacteria… What?!

Cyanobacteria (formerly called “blue-green algae”)

Posted on August 14, 2019 by Foster Lake

Keeping a Pond Healthy: A Microbial Perspective

There are few things more beautiful than a well maintained pond (not that we're[...]

Posted on July 11, 2019 by Johnny Foster

Probiotics vs Biocatalysts

Posted on June 13, 2019 by Foster Lake

Foster Lake & Pond Management attends SLMP Annual Summit 2019

Foster Lake & Pond Management is an accredited member of the Society of Lake[...]

Posted on February 18, 2019 by Foster Lake

the 2018 Pond Clinic

Join the Foster Lake staff at a super cool pond event. Hosted by the Durham, Orange[...]

Posted on March 06, 2018 by Johnny Foster

Stormwater Control Measures  & Maintenance for the Fall Season

As the temperature begins to cool and leaves start to fall, your Storm Water[...]
Posted on October 11, 2017 by Foster Lake

Fall Fisheries Management

As temperatures cool and the pumpkin spice starts to be sprinkled into everything on[...]

Posted on September 12, 2017 by Mitchell Morton

Hurricane preparedness for lake and pond owners

“Prepare for the worse and hope for the best”.

Due to the number of calls we’ve had[...]

Posted on September 06, 2017 by Johnny Foster

Aeration choices for lakes and ponds

(Bear with us, this is a long one - but extremely informative for those with pond[...]
Posted on September 01, 2017 by Johnny Foster

Pond Boss Conference & Expo: a weekend of fishing and fun

What do you get when you combine a fishing tournament with a banquet dinner / silent[...]

Posted on July 31, 2017 by Johnny Foster

New Law will Affect Many North Carolina Lake Dam Owners

“The Coal Ash Management Act of 2014, signed into law on September 20, 2014, requires[...]

Posted on July 31, 2017 by Johnny Foster

Ever Seen a Freshwater Jelly?

Chad, one of our Service Managers with 25 years of lake management experience, took[...]

Posted on July 31, 2017 by Johnny Foster

Pond Boss Magazine turns 25!

Anyone with an inkling of passion for lake and pond management would thoroughly enjoy[...]

Posted on July 31, 2017 by Johnny Foster

I am so very thankful

I Am So Very ThankfulFor God's blessings make everything else that I'm thankful for[...]

Posted on July 31, 2017 by Johnny Foster

Hot Topic: Stormwater management

Stormwater runoff from streets, parking areas, roofs and other impervious surfaces has[...]

Posted on July 31, 2017 by Johnny Foster

DIY Lake and Pond Probiotics

Although bacteria and enzyme products have been used by lake and pond managers for[...]

Posted on July 31, 2017 by J. Cricket

love your lakes: remove acidity with lime application

Adding pulverized agricultural lime is the leading remedy for soft (low alkalinity,[...]

Posted on July 31, 2017 by Johnny Foster

Record Heat Contributes to Fish Kills

Record heat during the summer months has created the warmest lake and pond water we’ve[...]

Posted on July 31, 2017 by Johnny Foster

Tempering Fish

In order for your fish to adapt to their new environment, it's important to adjust the[...]

Posted on April 27, 2017 by Johnny Foster

The Benefit of Rainbow Trout

Rainbow trout won't survive summers in most North Carolina lakes and ponds, unless[...]

Posted on April 03, 2017 by Johnny Foster

Muskrat control without trapping

Through our lake and pond management activities we frequently face nuisance muskrat[...]

Posted on April 03, 2017 by Johnny Foster

Lakes and Ponds Soothe The Soul

My favorite magazine, Pond Bossis edited by my ole friend Bob Lusk, who owns a lake[...]

Posted on April 03, 2017 by Johnny Foster