You Never Know What You’re Going to Catch

Capt. John Garland runs Screaming Reels Fishing Charters, going after invasive blue catfish on the James River near Richmond. Not only does he love working on the water, he's another example of a small business that depends on the Bay and its rivers. Recreational fishing supports thousands of jobs in the region, contributing hundreds of millions of dollars to the economy every year. Learn how to safely handle fish to avoid fish mortality.

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