90 episodes

Welcome to Sitting Dockside with Pond and Lake Management Experts. This podcast shares first hand knowledge from Pond and Lake Management experts. Its purpose is to educate pond and lake owners and lake management professionals. I'm your host, Matt Rayl, a pond and lake professional with over 20 years experience in the industry.If you have a pond or lake this is great place to listen and learn dock side from pond and lake management experts.

Sitting Dockside Matt Rayl/ Troy Goldsby

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Welcome to Sitting Dockside with Pond and Lake Management Experts. This podcast shares first hand knowledge from Pond and Lake Management experts. Its purpose is to educate pond and lake owners and lake management professionals. I'm your host, Matt Rayl, a pond and lake professional with over 20 years experience in the industry.If you have a pond or lake this is great place to listen and learn dock side from pond and lake management experts.

    Episode 90-Spring Moss or Algae What Do I Do?

    Episode 90-Spring Moss or Algae What Do I Do?

    Spring is springing. We’re starting to get our first warm days of the year and all of a sudden you look out and see your pond looking terrible. Where did this algae come from? What type of algae is it? Why did it grow so fast? Is it algae or scum? These are questions that we hear every year. if you have not had problems with your lake yet, you will so sit back with a cup coffee and let Matt Rayl and Troy Goldsby help you out.Come sit wi...

    • 15 min
    Episode 89-Lake Colorant Pond Dye Should You Use It? If So When?

    Episode 89-Lake Colorant Pond Dye Should You Use It? If So When?

    Do you have questions about pond colorant? Are pond dyes good for your Pond or Lake? Should you use Pond or Lake dye ? This podcast we do a full breakdown of when it is good and when it is bad. The should’s in the should nots. Bring all your questions. Matt Rayl, and Troy Goldsby spend the next 30 minutes Giving you some colored Come sit with us on Sitting Dockside.We hope you love this podcast as much as we do. If so, please hit the 5 stars butt...

    • 24 min
    Episode 88- We are back and ready to talk Lake Management with cold water

    Episode 88- We are back and ready to talk Lake Management with cold water

    Welcome back listeners, we had a pause to do our day job. Thank you for continuing to listen! With popular request, we are back for another great season. Our lineup for 2024 will probably the best one yet. But with further ado, Troy and Matt talk about the past year and all the blessings that we received, but we can’t get together without talking shop. We talk about cold weather and what it does to our lakes. Winters can be hard for the north and for the south in totally different...

    • 31 min
    Episode 87: Troy and Matt Answer Your Questions

    Episode 87: Troy and Matt Answer Your Questions

    On today's podcast, Troy and Matt answer questions from you. We take questions that have received the most traction from our Facebook page and Troy and Matt answer questions like...You ever wonder what trophy fish eat to get so big? Well we talk about some common denominators when it comes to fish diets. Should I keep my lunker fish and mount it? I think the answer will surprise you.Should I harvest predators? Apex predators need to be man...

    • 24 min
    Episode 86- Q and A with Special Guest Micah Jefferson

    Episode 86- Q and A with Special Guest Micah Jefferson

    Today's special guest is a lake owner, our community Facebook moderator, and wildlife farmer Micah Jefferson. We sit down and talk about what he has learned about his pond construction, pond stocking, and some of his mistakes along the way. We also have a little fun and turn the table around and let Micah lead us in a little Q and A. This podcast is great for a new pond owner to an experienced lake manager. Come sit with us on Sitting Docks...

    • 51 min
    Episode 85-Water Quality and Why Is It Important?

    Episode 85-Water Quality and Why Is It Important?

    Our special guest, Fisheries biologist, David Beasley, from the nation's biggest lake company SOLitude talks to us about water quality and how it is the basis of fisheries. He talks about.. Water Quality What things does he look for with water qualityWhat weather conditions cause bad water quality What phosphorus does?Why is high phosphorus detrimental?What to check for when testing water quality Phosphorus cycleHigh phosphorus binding Why is s...

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

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69 Ratings

69 Ratings

MM$H2O ,

Great Info!

Keep up the quality technical, yet practical content folks.

RJElmer ,

Free Knowledge!

Really appreciate the opportunity to listen to two experts cover topics! It is really nice how Matt tees it up for Troy. Nice of him to help Troy along.

marcmcw ,

Wonderful Listen

I look forward to this program each week. The fact and science based information for pond owners is wonderfully presented, pleasant and fun to listen to. Who doesn’t like to laugh and learn at the same time??

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