This article gives some ideas on managing your farm pond. It tells what fish to stock, where to get them, how to "catch 'em" and how to deal with such problems as overpopulations of stunted fish, winterkill and weeds.
Moorman, Robert B.
"Why Not Crop Your Farm Pond!,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 16
, Article 2.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol16/iss6/2