More than 50 veterans fished rough inshore waters with 25 captains who volunteered their boats and time to show the vets how much the community appreciates their service.
The additions were made possible in part by a donation from CCA Georgia, with the remaining costs covered by the sale of Georgia fishing licenses.
“CCA Virginia members are committed to ensuring our state’s marine fisheries are healthy and sustainable, today and for future generations.”
Speckled trout are far too valuable to be caught and penned as bycatch. By taking proactive measures now to close the “stop net” loophole and clarify haul seine regulations, we can eliminate this troubling trend and avoid the possible spread of the practice to other fisheries in the future.