The 2019 Electroshock Season Comes to an End

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After another grinder of a season the Spring 2019 electroshock season has come to a close or at least it appears. AES shocks around 100-120 lakes per year. Not many companies come close to us in terms of lakes shocked. The lake electroshocked in this blog is one of our favorite sets of lakes located […]

Late Season Electrofishing in East Georgia

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Bass Harvest…..it never stops The pond being electrofished today has a common problem that not many property owners think about but something we see often. The lake was stocked a few years back and everything was great. Owners get caught up in the excitement of seeing bass, bluegill, shell cracker, and shad going into the […]

Start of 2019 Electrofishing Season

Georgia Pond Management

The Start of 2019 With water temperatures creeping up to the magical 60 degree mark, the shock team has been on the move. The electrofishing team was recently in Cartersville, Georgia.  The client being serviced has an unconventional goal of wanting to grow large Redear sunfish. Redear sunfish feed primarily on mussels so they become […]

Athens, Georgia Electrofishing

Georgia Electrofishing

Athens, Georgia Electrofishing Unseasonably warm weather by February standards had the shock team on the water recently. All the lakes were near the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. The first lake was an aging county watershed lake. Since the lake was designed to hold drinking water not trophy bass the fishery was is in […]

South Florida Electrofishing

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South Florida Electrofishing Recap Going south in the winter is a no brainer but it’s even better when we get the chance to shock some tropical species. AES makes the eighteen hour roundtrip every few years to check on this diverse fishery and make sure it’s performing well.   Starting the Day Capt. Matt and […]

Electrofishing in Orangeburg, South Carolina

Using Electricity to Catch Bass in Orangeburg Many people might be surprised to know that in Orangeburg SC, just two miles from the interstate, resides one of the highest quality and unique fishing properties in the southeast. The Fish Farm was the personal retreat of the late Jim Copeland, one of the former co-owners of […]

Macon, Georgia Electrofishing Recap

The shock team was recently down in middle Georgia near the beautiful city of Macon, Georgia. The lake was located in a private community that have the intention of bringing the lake back to its former glory. This lake has lots of potential although right now it needs some work. Even with low alkalinity it […]

Blue Springs Country Club Electrofishing Summary

Blue Springs Country Club in Ringgold, Georgia The shock team was in Northwest Georgia working at Blue Springs Country Club. The lake gets shocked once a year to make sure it continues to offer members great fishing. We manage Blue Springs as a quality fishery. We want to keep angler success high while still offering […]

Kite, Georgia Electroshock Recap

Another quick update on the shock team. They were in east Georgia near the small town of Kite. This particular pond is in a very interesting situation. Earlier this summer the client had reported excellent catch rates along with healthy bass. Suddenly the bass got hard to catch mid-way through summer. They figured heat had […]

Southeastern Electrofishing Road Trip Recap

The team was out all week covering over 1,200 miles with the shock boat. The team made its first stop outside of Mobile, Alabama. This first stop use to be a catfish farm with multiple ponds on site. Upon arrival we stocked grass carp to help with weed growth. The ponds all have poor water […]