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SPR 2017

Guy Harvey Magazine is focused on fishing, boating, scuba diving, and marine conservation. Portfolios from the world's best fishing photographers, articles on gear, travel, tournaments, apparel, lifestyle, seafood recipes, sustainable fisheries.

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32 | www.GuyHarveyMagazine.com If you catch a game fish in South Carolina, there's a good chance it is the product of one of the state's long-term stocking programs. In fact, some 50 years ago, fishery biologists in South Carolina pioneered techniques to artificially spawn and raise striped bass. Today, the state is releasing millions of fish—of multiple species—into both fresh and saltwater habitats for recreational anglers to try their luck at catching. We spoke with two gentlemen with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources who are carrying the torch into the future. Their work is impacting both sport fishing and the market for sustainable seafood. Spawning the Future Stokes shows off a nice trout—and prime table fare. The Waddell Mariculture Center he oversees stocks multiple game species, including spotted sea trout in South Carolina waters. 32 | www.GuyHarveyMagazine.com

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