Karl Brenkert, a wildlife biologist with the mariculture division of the  S.C. Department of Natural Resources in Charleston, left, hands a net full of young red drum fish to Mata McAskill, also with the mariculture division of the SCDNR in Charleston, so that they can be transferred to the tank on the boat the afternoon of Dec. 12, 2013, at the Edgar C. Glenn Landing at the Lemon Island bridge on S.C. 170.  The fish were transported by boat to various locations along the Chechessee River to allow the SCDNR to study the fish's populations in Beaufort County and to boost the population of gamefish.
Karl Brenkert, a wildlife biologist with the mariculture division of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources in Charleston, left, hands a net full of young red drum fish to Mata McAskill, also with the mariculture division of the SCDNR in Charleston, so that they can be transferred to the tank on the boat the afternoon of Dec. 12, 2013, at the Edgar C. Glenn Landing at the Lemon Island bridge on S.C. 170. The fish were transported by boat to various locations along the Chechessee River to allow the SCDNR to study the fish's populations in Beaufort County and to boost the population of gamefish. Staff photo
Karl Brenkert, a wildlife biologist with the mariculture division of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources in Charleston, left, hands a net full of young red drum fish to Mata McAskill, also with the mariculture division of the SCDNR in Charleston, so that they can be transferred to the tank on the boat the afternoon of Dec. 12, 2013, at the Edgar C. Glenn Landing at the Lemon Island bridge on S.C. 170. The fish were transported by boat to various locations along the Chechessee River to allow the SCDNR to study the fish's populations in Beaufort County and to boost the population of gamefish. Staff photo

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December 12, 2013 06:35 PM

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