The Ohio Pond Management Handbook offers a guide to managing ponds for fishing and attracting wildlife. You can find instructions to help manage aquatic vegetation, identify pond problems and find solutions.
Choose the Correct Herbicides for Pond Weeds offers a guide to identify common aquatic weeds and methods of aquatic weed control.
For assistance in stocking your pond with live fish, check out Live Fish Sources for a list of people and businesses selling live fish in West Virginia. Five categories are listed: fingerlings, fish large enough to eat, baitfish producers, aquaculture consultants, and private water stocked with fish open to the public.