Where to buy clear pond netting?


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Hello, I'm thinking of buying clear/transparent pond netting to cover my small pond. I prefer not to get black pond netting.

I found this on another forum but OP didn't say where to get this from. Thanks.

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Thanks addy. The reason I'm thinking of installing the netting is I just lost 4 nice wakins to blue heron last week, still feel the pain.....

i've installed the fishing lines around the perimeter and across the pond but I'm not 100% sure if this will stop the heron from getting into the pond and eating the fish again:(

http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/clear-netting.html small holes though

casting net
http://www.amazon.com/FITEC-Super-Spreader-Clear-Fishing/dp/B00HR077SO

The problem with that small netting, frogs small birds, dragon flies get trapped and die.
 

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You can also use fishing line strung over your pond .Find someone who can crochet one out of fishing line:)
 

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Thanks addy. The reason I'm thinking of installing the netting is I just lost 4 nice wakins to blue heron last week, still feel the pain.....

i've installed the fishing lines around the perimeter and across the pond but I'm not 100% sure if this will stop the heron from getting into the pond and eating the fish again:(

I hung a wide weave gill fishing net above my pond, around 3 feet over the water, it has stopped the herons from visiting. They still fly over every day morning and evening but quit stopping by and snacking. Easy to work on the pond, not bothersome to the eye, does not trap any of the other critters. @j.w has a nice thread about how to install one.
 
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Me too love my netting. It's black but that make it easier for any flying critters to avoid making a crash dive into it and getting all tangled up. It works 100% on Mr Heron. He walks around the perimeter once in a great while w/quite the frustrated look on his beak


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Thanks for sharing. I read your thread on installing it. I know this setup for sure will stop the heron but won't look good for my pond setting.... I probably will order the clear netting from BRS and just lay it flat on top of the edges. Hopefully this and the fishing lines above the pond will do the trick.

Me too love my netting. It's black but that make it easier for any flying critters to avoid making a crash dive into it and getting all tangled up. It works 100% on Mr Heron. He walks around the perimeter once in a great while w/quite the frustrated look on his beak


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I know colleen in Canada has fishing line up
 
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Here's where @addy1 and I bought ours and think they come white or clear unless you choose to have them dipped in the black strengthening liquid that I had mine done in. You might look around and see what they have and call and ask them questions. They are very nice about helping you out w/what you want to use it for and what they can do for you. They have many different kinds and sizes.
http://www.memphisnet.net/product/4436/nets-gill-nets-multi-208
 
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Wow, I cant help, when reading this thread, comparing your heron problem to my deer problem where I live. Fencing, netting, trying to thwart wildlife. I get the frustration you encounter. Although I offer no solutions for herons, although I am glad I do not have that problem, I do sympathize. To net (or fence) your beloved landscape to protect it is frustrating and unsightly and I do understand your problem. My beloved garden is fenced for the same reasons, raiders of our hard work.

I show a pic of my hard work gardening incased in a prison of fencing. I know how you feel.
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Thank you J.W. They do carry a variety of nets and other interesting stuff:)

Here's where @addy1 and I bought ours and think they come white or clear unless you choose to have them dipped in the black strengthening liquid that I had mine done in. You might look around and see what they have and call and ask them questions. They are very nice about helping you out w/what you want to use it for and what they can do for you. They have many different kinds and sizes.
http://www.memphisnet.net/product/4436/nets-gill-nets-multi-208
 
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Nice looking garden. I feel your pain, KC as I have garden as well. I used to have to deal with rabbits and chipmunks problems but not anymore after I moved west. Just curious, have you tried liquid fence for deer? It worked for rabbit and it's supposed to work for deer. It smells bad when you first spray but works and you don't have to install fencing/netting.

Wow, I cant help, when reading this thread, comparing your heron problem to my deer problem where I live. Fencing, netting, trying to thwart wildlife. I get the frustration you encounter. Although I offer no solutions for herons, although I am glad I do not have that problem, I do sympathize. To net (or fence) your beloved landscape to protect it is frustrating and unsightly and I do understand your problem. My beloved garden is fenced for the same reasons, raiders of our hard work.

I show a pic of my hard work gardening incased in a prison of fencing. I know how you feel. View attachment 90791
 
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Oh! Everything has been tried here...we do not have deer, we have goats on crack! And I am not over exaggerating! LOL! Only fence and native/unedible species of plant thrive here (in this neighborhood, btw). Which actually brings up question I have. Deer are a menace here because ppl have fed them intentionally, so therefore they expect food. My local cul de sac has made a campaign to stop deer feeding and the numbers have been reduced. A 90% drop off in deer raiding in the last 5 years. Although we can never fully unfence our dearest of plants, maybe the less edibles may have a chance? I wish this for your herons as well but fly overs are hard to discourage (umm a barking dog cant fix that, lol) and you want your ponds on the sun, so no blocking them from the sky...uggh....rock and hard place?
 
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Thanks for your contribution, but trust me when I say, everyone has tried everything here and spraying the plants is like perfume to these goats. If you spray it, they know it tastes good. They are smarter then us. Get past the smell of Lindberger cheese and it tastes pretty damn good! Well the deer here have learned that. They are the most notorious deer in the county! In fact, if you need help to keep deer resistance plants, ask me! If I dont know, I know people who do.
 
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Most yards here are all juniper, barberry, lydia broom, foxglove, and native xerioscape type plants...umm shasta daisies also are deer proof here. Some spurge....Im still learning...but what I do know, sprays dont work...I have tried the one you recommended...sadly...no luck. If it did, I would not have needed to put an ugly deer fence up around my garden.


Im sorry though...this thread is about heron control, not deer...I was thinking. Any way to drape the ponds high to block the herons view of the fish? Like light filtering camo cloth? Maybe a few years of cheap small goldfish that waste the herons time? Maybe they just get bored with small fish? Can I think of heron as I do of the deer here? Nothing to see, they stop looking? Idk.
 
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Very nice and lets the light in somewhat if you get desperate.
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