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Structure for my ponds bass and bluegill #7921343 08/02/20 08:18 PM
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Sinking 9 of these in my pond - simple to make



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Pond King in Lindsay sells something similar. Do they sell parts/kits as well?

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Google "porcupine fish attractors". They're available from several suppliers.


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Re: Structure for my ponds bass and bluegill [Re: tlk] #7921404 08/02/20 09:31 PM
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I just bought the green holders and then went to Home Depot and bought 1/2 inch PVC in 10 foot lengths. Cut them down into 30 inch lengths and take a hammer and tap them into the holder. Tied a small rope around the base and a large rock on the other end -


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Originally Posted by tlk
I just bought the green holders and then went to Home Depot and bought 1/2 inch PVC in 10 foot lengths. Cut them down into 30 inch lengths and take a hammer and tap them into the holder. Tied a small rope around the base and a large rock on the other end -


Thanks for sharing! Where do you get the green base?


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Put several of them beneath the dock at a friend's place last year and it made a big difference this Spring.
We used pvc pipe glue rather than just trust the friction fit.

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I like to put mesquite, xmas trees in with lots of weight at the bottom, there is something about trees that attract bait fish


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Originally Posted by colt45
I like to put mesquite, xmas trees in with lots of weight at the bottom, there is something about trees that attract bait fish


That's natural. A PVC 'mine' is not.

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What if you used PVC Pipe and filled the pipe with cement and then capped off. Stays down and won't be pulling them Or making them tumble while snagging a fish or not.

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Are the buoyant? I'm thinking you need a buoy or something to keep it off the bottom? Otherwise they will sink into the silt, right?


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If you’re within driving distance of Lake of the Pines these attractors are great and reasonable. The tubing is fiber optic casing in 40 pounds of concrete. I used 4 in my 10x24 foot boatslip at Tawakoni and within a month was catching many more crappie. This spring a caught 2 over 2 1/2 pounds and dozens over 1 1/2 pounds. Works well for bass also and the hard casing makes it difficult to hang up.
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Originally Posted by HornSlayer
Are the buoyant? I'm thinking you need a buoy or something to keep it off the bottom? Otherwise they will sink into the silt, right?


According to the plans that came with the ones I bought, you make one piece of pipe 6 - 12 in longer that the others.
Drill a couple screws into the bottom of that pipe perpendicular to the pipe.
Get some small cheap plastic buckets about 4 - 6 inches deep.
Fill the bucket with cement and push the long pipe into the cement.
Bury the buckets with concrete into the bottom of the lake to anchor the porcupine.

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Just slip a couple of old bricks over one of the pipes and glue a tee on to hold the bricks on there. Done!


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How many sockets? I calculate 26.

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Structure plays a huge part for the bass fishery. Allows baitfish to grow up and become bigger for the big bass.

I have quite a bit of the pondking stuff, I really like it.

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How many sockets? I calculate 26.



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Are the buoyant? I'm thinking you need a buoy or something to keep it off the bottom? Otherwise they will sink into the silt, right?


According to the plans that came with the ones I bought, you make one piece of pipe 6 - 12 in longer that the others.
Drill a couple screws into the bottom of that pipe perpendicular to the pipe.
Get some small cheap plastic buckets about 4 - 6 inches deep.
Fill the bucket with cement and push the long pipe into the cement.
Bury the buckets with concrete into the bottom of the lake to anchor the porcupine.


I just tied some heavy twine/rope around the ball and then tied a large rock to the end of the tine and dumped it overboard - have done the same with Christmas trees for years


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Fill a 5 gallon bucket with about 20 lbs of dry sackrete, then take 12-15 sticks of cane (6'-10') and push into the dry sackrete. Pour another 20+ lbs into the bucket, then pour about a half gallon of water into 5 gallon bucket allow to dry. BINGO a $5 fish shelter that will last many years. You can modify each 5 gallon bucket to your needs & wants.





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