Stocking My NEW POND with TROPHY FISH! | We Got SKUNKS!

This video is sponsored by Catch Co. Use my link to get great deals at CatchCo: We get our brand new fish pond stocked up with trophy fish! I will show you how we stock the pond with rainbow trout fresh from Lyndon Trout Hatcheries. These trout will grow to be 3-4 pounds in size over the course of the next year. They will be table ready in as little as 3 months as we plan to feed them a careful ration of pellet feed. Check out Lyndon Trout Hatchery at: The Dug Out Dude (Pond Aerator): My Gear (Shop and Support): FISHING SPONSORS – Mystery Tackle Box: [Use Code "BEARDSMAN" for your discount!]
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