Fish & Wildlife Management Workshop


Apr 28, 2018 8:30 am to 2:30 pm



Camp Alaflo
1687 CR 156
New Brockton, AL 36305
Location Phone: (334) 894-5662


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WHEN:                 SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2018 – STARTS AT 8:30AM


WHERE:               Boy Scout Camp ALAFLO

1687 Coffee County Road 156 (Boy Scout Road)

New Brockton, Alabama 36351


DIRECTIONS:  From Enterprise, head North on Hwy 167 for approximately 6 miles.  Take Right on County Road 156.  The Camp Entrance is approximately 2 miles down County Road 156 on the left side of road.  Enter until parking on Right.




8:30–9:00am      Registration and Aquatic Plant Identification (Bring Your Weeds/Plants and/or Water Sample for Testing) 


9:00–10:00am    Managing Ponds for Good Fishing


Dr. Rusty Wright, Ph.D. – Associate Professor/Fisheries Extension Specialist Auburn University School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences


10:00–10:45am  Controlling Aquatic Plants in Your Pond


Bence Carter – Regional Extension Agent, Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management, Alabama Cooperative Extension System


10:45-11:30am   Advanced Pond Management, Forage and Stocking Techniques for Trophy Fish


Kevin Rhoades - Owner/Operator, Southern Aquatics Pond Management              


11:30-12:15am   Wildlife Nuisance Control (Otters, Beavers, Birds, etc.)


Richard Tharp – Furbearer Biologist, Alabama Wildlife and Fresh Water Fisheries, District 4 Division


12:15-12:45pm  Hamburger/Hot Dog Lunch Included


12:45pm               Short walk to 55 acre Boy Scout Lake


1:00-2:30pm       Questions and Answers with Guest Speakers – At Boy Scout Lake              


(a) Electro fishing (Pond Shocking) Demonstration and Results Explanation

                (b) Wildlife Nuisances Control Demonstration

                (c) Water Quality Testing Demonstration

                (d) Balance Check Demonstration