Professional Aquaculture Services (PAS) is a full service aquaculture firm. Since 1978 we have been meeting the needs fish farms, private lakes and ponds, and federal and state projects.
We do more than just sell you fish!
California’s premier fish, lake, and pond stocking source. PAS specializes in lake and pond stocking. Our experienced staff has been helping private and public lake owners with stocking programs and lake management services for well over 35 years.
Service and support after the sale is what sets us apart.
Recommendations and stocking rates will vary depending on the condition of the pond and the climate of the area.
We specializes in bluegill, channel catfish, fathead minnows, largemouth bass, mosquito fish, Sacramento blackfish, striped bass, and white sturgeon for your pond or lake. This includes stocks for other fish farms, fish for the live fish markets, fingerlings, and catchable size fish for recreational fishing lakes and newly hatched fish for a growing market to fish farms.
We will answer questions like:
How many fish do I need?
How do I buy fish?
Do I need bass, catfish, bluegill, minnows in the same pond?
Do I need large fish or small fish?
Can I buy fish food from you?
Do you deliver?
Can I get advice from you after I put fish in my pond?
Complete and submit the form below for your pond/lake stocking quote!
It’s as easy as 1-2-3!
Here’s how it works:
Complete and submit the form below to the best of your knowledge. (If you know the exact types, sizes, and quantities of fish you would like to purchase, feel free to skip the pond info section and simply state this in the additional information section.)
We will contact you within 48 hours of receiving your request and will advise what types, sizes, and quantities of fish we recommend and will include a detailed quote with this recommendation.
Upon receiving the recommendation and quote from us, you can then complete the order and schedule a delivery, pickup, or shipping date. (If needed, amendments to your order can be made during this step.)
About Pond and Lake Stocking
Tony Vaught established PAS to provide pond and lake stocking, seafood for restaurants, and market fish for fish farms in California, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada. The primary activities of the company include the production, sales, and distribution of fin fish as well as consulting and marketing services. Fish such as channel catfish, bluegill, red ear sunfish and striped bass, sturgeon and largemouth bass are produced and sold.
Mr. Vaught has been instrumental in developing new techniques for the domestication and spawning of channel catfish, sturgeon and striped bass. Most notably he has produced the first domestic striped bass in the Western United States.
A full list of our skills and services can be viewed at ProAqua.com
Owner, Advisor, Consultant
Administration & Marketing
Pond & Lake Specialist, Logistics & Fish Transport
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