Photos, video: Release the red drum!

December 12, 2013 

Young red drum fish were released into the Chechessee River by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources after being transported by boat to various locations along the river. The fish will be monitored by the DNR to study their populations in Beaufort County and to boost the population of gamefish.

Video: SCDNR releases 100,000 fish into Chechessee River (1:58)

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources released about 100,000 young red drum fish Dec. 12, 2013, into the Chechessee River on Thursday to boost the population of the popular gamefish.

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