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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What does the Bay, its rivers and streams mean to you? What impact have the Bay and its local waters had on your life? We'd like to know.

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Save the Bay

Founded in 1967, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest independent conservation organization dedicated solely to saving the Bay.

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