76 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

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 53 Ratings

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 76-Bluegill and "Piranha Gill" Challenge

    Episode 76-Bluegill and "Piranha Gill" Challenge

    In this Piranha Gill Challenge episode, Matt and Troy and talking all about Bluegill while Troy is doing the podcast in Matt Rayl's Bluegill pond wearing a feed bag! 

    They talk about..
    The benefits of BluegillWhy we stock themWhy we like themWhen to stock Bluegill in your Pond or LakeListen till the very end for some behind the scene bloopers. 
    Come sit with us on Sitting Dockside.

    I hope you love this podcast as much ae we did.  If so will you hit the 5 stars button.

    Have questions or want to tell us your thoughts on this subject? Join our Facebook Community: 
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/PWNRA/ 

    Want help with in your area with your pond or lake Aquatic vegetation and more?  Check out our trusted industry sponsors at our P.W.N.R.A Sponsor Directory .

    Golden Sponsor
    Society of Lake Manegment Professionals
    http://www.lakeprofessionals.org    
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    • 27 min
    Episode 75- Community Questions Answered By Troy and Matt

    Episode 75- Community Questions Answered By Troy and Matt

    In this episode, Matt and Troy answer your questions from our community Facebook Group.

    They talk about..
    Fish StockingShoreline plantsRelative Weightand much moreCome sit with us on Sitting Dockside.

    I hope you love this podcast as much ae we did.  If so will you hit the 5 stars button.

    Have questions or want to tell us your thoughts on this subject? Join our Facebook Community: 
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/PWNRA/ 

    Want help with in your area with your pond or lake Aquatic vegetation and more?  Check out our trusted industry sponsors at our P.W.N.R.A Sponsor Directory .

    Golden Sponsor
    Society of Lake Manegment Professionals
    http://www.lakeprofessionals.org    
    Support the show

    • 41 min
    Episode 74- I Have Weeds In My Lake What Should I Do?

    Episode 74- I Have Weeds In My Lake What Should I Do?

    Have you ever asked yourself what should I do about the weeds in my lake?  Have you wondered do I...
    Rake or physically remove them?Use Biological Control?Use Aquatic Herbicide? Which one do I use?If so, you won't to miss this week's episode! These are all decisions a pond or lake owner will have to process. Our Guest, Bridget Harrison from Clear Lake Township Land Conservancy in Northern Indiana  shows us how she used science to help her find the best solution for her lake. Today she breaks down the criteria they used that every pond/lake owner can use.

    Come sit with us on Sitting Dockside.

    I hope you love this podcast as much ae we did.  If so will you hit the 5 stars button.

    Have questions or want to tell us your thoughts on this subject? Join our Facebook Community: 
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/PWNRA/ 

    Want help with in your area with your pond or lake Aquatic vegetation and more?  Check out our trusted industry sponsors at our P.W.N.R.A Sponsor Directory .

    Golden Sponsor
    Society of Lake Manegment Professionals
    http://www.lakeprofessionals.org    
    Support the show

    • 46 min
    Episode 73- Special Guest Steven Bardin is talking Cormorants, Crappie, and more!

    Episode 73- Special Guest Steven Bardin is talking Cormorants, Crappie, and more!

    Today we sit down with the elite fisheres biologist, Steven Bardin. Steven returns to the show to talk about:
    Are cormorants eating all my fish?Should I stick crappie? And what  he is doing with major league fishing. The great opportunity for young biologist and Pond enthusiast, And a whole lot more cool stuff about Pond and Lake management.Come sit with us on Sitting Dockside.

    I hope you love this podcast as much ae we did.  If so will you hit the 5 stars button.

    Have questions or want to tell us your thoughts on this subject? Join our Facebook Community: 
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/PWNRA/ 

    Want help with in your area with your pond or lake Aquatic vegetation and more?  Check out our trusted industry sponsors at our P.W.N.R.A Sponsor Directory .

    Golden Sponsor
    Society of Lake Manegment Professionals
    http://www.lakeprofessionals.org    


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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 72- Spring Is Here, And We Are Talking Spring Spawning

    Episode 72- Spring Is Here, And We Are Talking Spring Spawning

    Spring is here, and there is big work happening in your pond or lake.  Have you ever wondered why Largemouths spawn before bluegill? Why do bluegill need to nest next to their friends while yellow perch don’t even make a nest? In this episode,  Troy Goldsby and Matt Rayl sit down and talk about your lake or pond's  harmony of order that is happening this spring.


    Come sit with us on Sitting Dockside.

    I hope you love this podcast as much ae we did.  If so will you hit the 5 stars button.

    Have questions or want to tell us your thoughts on this subject? Join our Facebook Community: 
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/PWNRA/ 

    Want help with in your area with your pond or lake Aquatic vegetation and more?  Check out our trusted industry sponsors at our P.W.N.R.A Sponsor Directory .

    Golden Sponsor
    Society of Lake Manegment Professionals
    http://www.lakeprofessionals.org    
    Support the show (http://www.pwnra.org)

    • 32 min
    Episode 71- Part 2: On the Road at The Society of Lake Management Professionals 2022 Summit

    Episode 71- Part 2: On the Road at The Society of Lake Management Professionals 2022 Summit

    Part 2 of Sitting Dockside is at the 2022 Society of Lake Management Professionals yearly summit in Savannah, Georgia. 
    Aeration and Aeration Products 
    Today we had an awesome opportunity to sit down with the top manufacturers and the national salespeople from the leading products sold in the lake in the Pond industry.  
    Sitting  Docksise podcast Takes this opportunity to ask vendors...
     What new products they have out this year?How are their products different than other companies?-We let these vendors answer the same questions that you would be asking as a pond lake owner if you could be here.
    Hope you enjoy  Sitting Dockside On The Road!
    Have questions or want to tell us your thoughts on this subject? Join our Facebook Community: 
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/PWNRA/ 

    Want help with in your area with your pond or lake Aquatic vegetation and more?  Check out our trusted industry sponsors at our P.W.N.R.A Sponsor Directory .

    Golden Sponsor
    Society of Lake Manegment Professionals
    http://www.lakeprofessionals.org    
    Support the show

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

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??

Tex-Ape ,

Amazing

This is one of my all-time favorite podcasts, after putting close to six figures into building a Lake, I want to be on top of every single aspect. These guys leave no stone unturned. Cannot recommend enough!

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