Most average anglers view fishing a farm pond or small impoundment as a piece of cake. The logic is: “There is not much water. How tough can it be?”
These average fishermen usually catch an average number of fish, of average size, from a pond.
Being able to “read” the habitat and conditions, and having the mobility of a boat, can greatly increase your chances to be better than average.
Let’s examine some points of fishing a pond from a boat and see if we can find something to improve your odds.
We should not let pond size influence our decision to use a boat. Obviously, we will not want to put a 20-foot bass boat on two acres of water.