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    ตะลุย!!!! fish village กันเถอะ!!!!
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    ตะลุย!!!! fish village กันเถอะ!!!!

    November 13, 2019


    The first store we are going to is river fish There are use to release to river The fish that you Alredy know are Tilapia,carp And there is it fish,I don’t know what kind of this fish Black fish they are river fish. OH! Yes! they are giant catfish most of them use to release in river and cath for food And this is another small fish,soooooo cute! and this is carp they were brought for breed release to river Look! when I make my hand near tank they are this follwing me Next! the fish that we use to know Clown knife fish use to make fishball!! Next we going to ornamental fish ornamental fish they have retail price and whole sale price if you want only one fish you can buy retail but if you want more quantity you need to buy big bag of fish like this. and this is Tilapia that use to whole sale price and Carp and Giant cat fish and this in our contries Eel so cute and this is soft-shelled turtle and next we are going to find carp and next we are going to find carp the famous ornamental fish that people ues to buy. Carp have so many kind and grade to day we are going to look grade A let’s go! now! we are going to look for beautiful fish now iet see! these fish gold Fish village is open everyday at 8 pm to 6am everyday We are going to wake till the end of street and we are going to cute pet store Now we are at our familar store because I once brought a hamster Therre are a lot of cloth for cat and for dog ,ring bell collar And this wood chips good for hamster there a lot of accesories What kind of this? [owner] normal and blue This place not only for buy pet and fish But also sell pet accesories like pet bowl becase this is fish village Banpong [Camera Operator]Great job!!! do they hire you to review Yes! Let’s go see rabbit hey!!! do you srr hedgehog???? These!! are male and female and this Black giant mose When if grow up it could be big as forehand and this Black giant mose [Camera Operator] rabbits have eyeliner In one store have a lot of instrument like if you buy rabbit but you don’t have food you can buy it in this store How much hedgehog??? are 180 THB rabbit 150 THB Let’s see bird (Lame Joke) [Camera Operator] Are these budgies Aren’t if parrots what bird is it???? [the seller]This called green cheek these are love bird to but have eyelid edge and more colour Did you breed it How much it is [the seller]this 1700 THB and 1300 THB and 400 THB The seller are very kind! She let’s us see chicks This bird do not nwwd to stay in cage???? [the seller]only for chick but when it adult need to put in cage They cold Bird are don’t like cold weather so cute What his name is??? His species name is sun conuer but his name is Guitar *LOL* *Thank you* Look! these are chicks he feeding chick what cost are they 350 THB Love Bird 1800 THB *Thank you* if you have money you can buy everything how much is it [the seller] 200THB Our work team already brought up never away fome cat thing

    FLY TV – Brown Trout Fly Fishing with Big Streamers
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    FLY TV – Brown Trout Fly Fishing with Big Streamers

    November 12, 2019


    I am Daniel Bergman.
    – And I am Robert Hansson. You are watching FLY TV.
    Today we are doing this: Welcome back to FLY TV! I am Daniel Bergman.
    Today we are at the Kaitum River. We are at the Tjuonajokk fishing lodge. My guide is Robert Hansson
    from FishYourDream. We will try to get some big trout
    on some pretty nasty streamers today. They are pretty nasty. I have not fished big streamers
    like these before in this river. It will be a lot of fun
    to see how they act in the water. There is a lot of movement in this.
    – Yes, they swim beautifully. It is not optimal conditions
    for trout hunting. Scorching sun is not really trout weather. We will try some tougher streams
    with some movement in the surface. Usually they are less spooked by that.
    – It is more like a ceiling. Okay, let’s get going. The current is actually turning up here. It is coming straight towards us.
    We got this really deep channel here. It comes from the main current. It goes all the way down there. I figured, since…
    Whoa! Whoa! It came up from really deep. Nice one! I downsized a little bit
    to a smaller belly scratcher minnow. In the first layout,
    I hooked a trout. Do not go under there. Come on! The sky is all clear,
    and the big sun is above us. Downsizing your streamers can
    sometimes be of help. They are just beautiful
    and strong as hell. Nice! I downsized to a smaller streamer pattern.
    This is a belly scratcher minnow. It is from Curtis Fry Fly Fish Food. This one is actually weighted
    on the underside. It has some tungsten beads on a wire.
    It swims beautifully. Let’s get another one. What streamer fishing usually
    looks like in Sweden is this. You throw it out, let it swing.
    Do nothing, just let it swing. Swing it all the way down,
    then take it home. Go down a few steps
    and do the same thing again. It is almost like salmon fishing. There are actually so many
    different ways you can fish a streamer. You can start with a throw upstreams. Pull it home a bit faster than the current. It can be very effective
    when you are fishing holding spots. Spots you think hold fish. Like pocket water. It also allows the fly to sink quite well. You can also do the traditional
    cross-stream, 90 degrees straight out. Let it swing, strip it a little bit.
    Let it swing, strip it a little bit. Just give the fly some action. One excellent way can be to fish
    just below quite turbulent water. Just free drift it. Throw it out, keep contact with the fly.
    Just let it go with the stream. Sometimes when the smaller bait fish
    go through these heavier rapids- -they get sort of paralyzed. Then the bigger fish wait for them
    downstreams in calmer water. It is only in our imagination that
    there are limited ways to fish a streamer. The main thing is to get the fly in front
    of the fish’s face and get it to bite. No matter if they are standing upstreams,
    cross-stream or downstreams. This place we are fishing now
    has a stream. It is a bit farther down,
    but it is a deep and long pool. I have some very good memories from it. This is a typical place for a big trout. Just a rod length away from me,
    we are fishing in complete darkness. I am placing the fly upstream
    every cast, to get it to sink. As you can see, it is not a fast current.
    I am probably fishing 6-9 feet deep. I am placing the rod
    just below the surface. Then a faster feed. I hooked into something here. We are fishing a bit deeper now in the sun. It looks like the big streamers
    really work. A beautiful trout. I hooked into one.
    It seems to be a nice fish. It was almost a double hook-up. Nice job, Daniel! I think it is his brother. Look at this! It is a really bright and sunny day,
    but it seems as if digging deep paid off. Look at that! They are beautiful! They are so fat.
    Look at this guy’s belly. It is like a fat pike. It seems as if we cracked the code. We are both using the same black belly
    scratcher minnow with the fluorescent red. And the evil eyes. They seem to like it even though that
    black might be an evening colour. We had two trouts in the same spot,
    I think I will go back up a little bit. It might be a whole schoal of them. Hey there!
    What is going on? Hook-up! Awesome, Daniel!
    – Lovely! Look what I found,
    a bar of gold. What a place! It is so cool! Tossing big streamers for angry trouts
    is a new thing here in Sweden. I think it has not been practised for
    more than five years or something. I was first introduced to it
    by a dear friend, Oskar Hagelin. He has an awesome streamer fishing blog
    called Time flies by Oskar. For those of you who are new to this,
    I just thought I would show you- -some patterns, just a few examples
    that I am using. I have had some
    really nice fishing with these. We can start with a classic from
    the streamer guru himself, Kelly Galloup. This is the Boogie Man with a nice pattern
    that imitates a bait fish. It has a really wide profile
    with a wide head. It makes it surf the currents. It is a really nice fly
    that can be tied in a variety of colours. Then we have a version of
    the first articulated fly I saw. Oskar showed it to me.
    It is the articulated Provo Hooker. It is by Collin Carlson. It has a really cool pattern
    and it is really meaty. It is just a lot of rabbit
    and some feathers. I put some fluorescent stuff in there too. Use it with a heavy sinking line
    in a deep hole. There will be no hesitation. Then of course we have the sculpins. You cannot have too many versions
    of sculpins when fishing in Sweden. This is a fella I made up myself. It is mainly built up by marabou,
    some craft fur and silly legs. It has a quite large sculpin head. It looks like nothing when it is wet
    and up in the air. But when it gets in the water,
    it just pulsates. It is a really deep diver.
    It gets down deep on a good sinking line. And last, but not least. These guys have been
    producing really well for us. This is a pattern from Mike Schmidt
    that I modified a bit. It is called Junkyard Dog. But I replaced the regular
    marabou tail with a wiggle tail. This one is actually unweighted.
    So you fish it with a heavy sinking line. You give it all the action with the rod
    or how you strip home the fly. That was some of my favourite patterns. Check out the American guys.
    Use your imagination and tie meaty ones. It really works
    and is very fun to fish with. That is exactly what I am going to do now. Good fish!
    No! It seems to be a better fish. It is strong. It is a nice grayling. Look at that! That is a big grayling. Look at that. What a beauty! So folks,
    that is how they get big. They eat fish, no more mayflies. Of course they do. A part of their diet is
    probably small bait fish. Otherwise I have a hard time believing
    they actually get that big. This is probably a grayling. No, it is a baby trout. Look at this.
    This guy was hungry. Even small trouts eat big baits.
    This fly is probably half its size. Yes, it is.
    It just hammered it. Imagine the size of the flies
    you can use for the really big ones. Swim back and eat a real sculpin instead. When I show people these big guys,
    they usually think they are pike flies. They naturally ask me if I fish them
    with a 9 weight or a 10 weight. I am usually fishing a 6, 7 or 8 weight. I am using a coastal road called Kust.
    It is a 6 weight, 9 foot. It is really easy to cast
    even big streamers with it. We are always fishing sinking line
    with these guys, almost always. I have a 200 grain sinking streamer line. It has a very thin diameter.
    It transports the fly well and sinks fast. When it comes to leaders,
    there is no big fuss. I am using 3 feet of 0.38
    and I taper it down to 0.33. A maximum total of 5 feet,
    I do not want it to be too long. That will make the fly ride too high in
    the water column, even with a deep line. That is pretty much it. Get yourself a nice sinking streamer line
    and a nice 6 or 7 weight. Just get out there. Catch big trouts on big streamers.
    It is fun, I promise you. We have quite a shallow stream here
    that goes down to a big hole. Big holes, we like big holes.
    Big holes hold big trouts. The sun is setting and
    we are approaching trout hour. We have had some
    tough sunlight all day long. The conditions are now
    starting to look good. This area is the beginning of a stream. It is a very flat surface, so we rarely
    find decent fish here during daytime. They approach this area now,
    especially from the deeper parts upstream. They go back up to hunt in
    these shallow waters. There are more shallow parts here.
    – I have seen a couple of splashes up here. So, let’s go get them.
    – Let’s do it. Awesome take, man! It is going down, Daniel! That was a really fast retrieve. Upstream mend, and then
    fished roly-poly really fast. It seems to be going down. We have a problem,
    it is an end of an island. I cannot really follow it so far. I think I can get it into slower water. It is completely golden.
    – A really nice fish. Should I net it?
    – Yeah. No more chasing. Here we go!
    – Nice! That is a nice fish! It just went straight up to the surface.
    – It was worth the run. That is a beautiful trout, man. Look how high it is. Very well-fed. Junkyard Dog,
    Mike Schmidt’s cool pattern. I hung a little wiggle tail on it,
    just to give it some extra action. Night colours.
    I will let this beauty back. Where it belongs. It was not that tired. It is really the end of an island,
    quite a rough stream down here. You did not have so much backing on.
    It could have been an interesting swim. We are changing location. Having a nice evening stroll in the forest. Look over there!
    Did you spook it? I think so.
    I do not know. It was not big enough anyway. It felt so good. The trouts have been taking on
    almost all kinds of retrieves. You can be quite creative. They have been taking when I was waiting
    for the next cast with the fly still. They have also been taking
    some very quick retrieves as well. Did you have one?
    – I am not sure. I did a mend and when I tightened
    the line there was something. Big fish! Big fish! Awesome, Daniel! That was an awesome take.
    I was fishing an all black wiggle tail. A Junkyard Dog pattern.
    This baby was… It is no monster, but… It is almost 11 o’clock
    and it is starting to get really dark. This buddy hit me straight in the face.
    The take was so hard. On an all black wiggle tail fly.
    – It is not a small tail you put on it. It used to be a small before,
    but it felt better with the bigger one. Fat as pig and gold and yellow.
    You can see why it is called brown trout. Put you back where you belong. Awesome!
    – Well done! It is fun in the dark here. Let’s get one more on the wiggle tail.
    – Yeah, go grab one. Big splash! I am so excited, I cannot even see it.
    I have it a rod length away. I do not see anything. I have it a rod length away,
    but I cannot see what it is. Did you net yours?
    Nice, Daniel. I have a 4 lbs 6 oz trout in my net. Let’s go inside, Daniel. It is a nice fish. We got an awesome fish
    in the middle of the night. It looks like a sea trout.
    – Yeah, definitely. Double fight in the middle of the night. It was worth staying up for.
    – Definitely. In this river, since a couple of years…
    – Sorry! For the last couple of years,
    these have been protected in this river. I am very happy about that.
    – Here we see the results. So many spots. We fished this quite close
    to the surface tonight. Quite fast.
    – They are visible as they are quite big. It seemed to work.
    Go back into the dark. English subtitles: Daniella Twedmark
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    We Are AMERICA’S BOATING CLUB® (0:30)
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    We Are AMERICA’S BOATING CLUB® (0:30)

    November 10, 2019


    Of all human-propelled sports, we know family on-the-water activities are best. Pleasure craft stimulate our senses. Beyond the mere acts of kayaking, canoeing, and paddle boarding, the boating lifestyle defines us. United States Power Squadrons. We are… America’s Boating Club. For us, the squadron is our boating fun delivery system.

    Pichavaram boating.mangrove forest.Pichavaram rowboat travel(malayalam travel video)(பிச்சாவரம் )
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    Pichavaram boating.mangrove forest.Pichavaram rowboat travel(malayalam travel video)(பிச்சாவரம் )

    November 9, 2019


    pichavaram.. is the world’s second largest mangrove forest Before you start explaining this place,its easy to understand this area by giving it a little hint,especially for malayalees… Mohanlal is a movie artist ,those who have seen it can never forget this place.The only malayalam movie to be shot here is ‘MANTHRIKAM’ If you travel by bus around 40 minutes from the city of Chidambaram, you can come to the Pichavaram Boat House The boating service of Tamil Nadu will bring you through the entire area If you want to travel and enjoy the comfortable and satisfying views of the place you need to pay a few things. First you must select the rowboat. Do not select motorboats in any way.. The motor boat will not go to the innerforest Moreover, the sound of the motor boat is a hindrance to the breathtaking spirit of the animals. choose to go around early in the morning,to certain extent you can save yourself from bright sunlight The ticket will start filling up at 8.30 am. It’s a good idea to have a cap or an umbrella. This journey will bring us to another world. We are once more aware of the importance of landmarks We are once more aware of the importance of landmarks…….. …..but we still need to know more about human sacrifice not only for human life, but also for other species The largest mangrove forest in the world is Sundarban in Bengal second is pichavaram…. We need to see and understand a place that is close to our environment Gopalettan is the one who is sailing the rowboat .He is from pichavaram itself tamilnadu . He has been working in this area since 26 years. What a silence. This is a special atmosphere where the sound of nature and the silence of man. There is no sound of man. Even the sounds of nature are a silence in the sounds. hear… see… The cry of the birds.. a lot of variety speicis birds mangrove forest…. The wonder of nature. In general the plants are rare in water. Is it a salt water? mangroves are commonly grown in muddy tropical conditions. It is important to know the rare nature of mangroves to get saline water and filter well into the water. There are 59 species of wood in India. Uppatti is the name given to a mangrove spiecies in Kerala. that’s what the specialty of the name is Uppatti the salt is being drained. That is why I said specifically about this. Particular role plays are being taken to keep the coastal community healthy and damaging. And that’s a great way of relaxing for many rare spiecies The mangrove birds are a rare biodiversity conservation, with the exception of migratory birds, regular birds, mongoose… ., crabs,prawn,river otter, water snakes, and swarmed fish. Karimin and Tilipia. Birth of mangroves the birth of mangroves is very interesting. Sprouting from the top of the seed tree, the vegetation is propagated by falling into the mud below the bottom of the tree. This is the breeding method for mammals its a blessing given by nature… Naturally, these plants are producing enough medications for skin and stomache and some cancers. Observations also play a role in preventing natural disasters such as storm tsunami. After learning about the tragedy of the tsunami, more people are trying to understand and learn about it Organic and inorganic chemicals, as part of modernization and industrial development …… have been responsible for the growth of coastal industries….. ….. causing many chemicals to cause destruction of some rare species The protection of mangrove forest is a great service we do for the coming generations. With ignorance we destroy the life of man not only the life of other species. We need to save the mangrove forests for life for the coming generation

    Scott Pauley on Crappie Fishing in Missouri
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    Scott Pauley on Crappie Fishing in Missouri

    November 8, 2019


    Croppie fishing is an incredibly popular sport
    in the state of Missouri. There are thousands and thousands of people who crappie fish in
    our state and we are so fortunate to have great crappie fishing opportunities throughout
    the whole state, from one end of the state to the other. The crappie destinations are
    everywhere in our state. There’s small bodies of water, from private
    ponds to a little larger, several-hundred-acre to 1,000-acre lakes. There are 700 lakes managed
    by the Department of Conservation throughout the state. You can get that information about
    where those lakes are located from the Conservation website.
    Then we have the huge reservoirs, streams, creeks, rivers. The crappie are everywhere
    throughout our state. Crappie are probably the most popular fish
    to eat in the state of Missouri. They are very white meat. It’s a very mild meat that
    doesn’t have a lot of fishy taste. That’s why it’s so popular with all kinds of anglers
    and all kinds of family eaters. Crappie love minnows. They love to eat minnows.
    So typically, we fish a minnow, which you can buy at your local bait store. Just a minnow
    on a hook or a minnow on jig. And then, the other thing we do is use a small tube jig
    that imitates a minnow. Keep it simple. Make it fun. Have a great
    outdoor experience.

    Will the ocean ever run out of fish? – Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Jennifer Jacquet
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    Will the ocean ever run out of fish? – Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Jennifer Jacquet

    November 8, 2019


    Fish are in trouble. The cod population off Canada’s East Coast
    collapsed in the 1990s, intense recreational
    and commercial fishing has decimated goliath grouper populations
    in South Florida, and most populations of tuna
    have plummeted by over 50%, with the Southern Atlantic bluefin
    on the verge of extinction. Those are just a couple of many examples. Overfishing is happening
    all over the world. How did this happen? When some people think of fishing, they imagine relaxing in a boat
    and patiently reeling in the day’s catch. But modern industrial fishing,
    the kind that stocks our grocery shelves, looks more like warfare. In fact, the technologies they employ
    were developed for war. Radar, sonar, helicopters, and spotter planes are all used to guide factory ships
    towards dwindling schools of fish. Long lines with hundreds
    of hooks or huge nets round up massive amounts of fish,
    along with other species, like seabirds, turtles, and dolphins. And fish are hauled up onto giant boats, complete with onboard flash freezing
    and processing facilities. All of these technologies have enabled
    us to catch fish at greater depths and farther out at sea than ever before. And as the distance and depth
    of fishing have expanded, so has the variety of species we target. For example, the Patagonian toothfish
    neither sounds nor looks very appetizing. And fishermen ignored it until
    the late 1970s. Then it was rebranded and marketed
    to chefs in the U.S. as Chilean sea bass, despite the animal actually
    being a type of cod. Soon it was popping up in markets
    all over the world and is now a delicacy. Unfortunately, these deep water fish
    don’t reproduce until they’re at least ten years old, making them extremely vulnerable
    to overfishing when the young are caught before they’ve
    had the chance to spawn. Consumer taste and prices can
    also have harmful effects. For example, shark fin soup is considered
    such a delicacy in China and Vietnam that the fin has become
    the most profitable part of the shark. This leads many fishermen to fill
    their boats with fins leaving millions of dead sharks behind. The problems aren’t unique
    to toothfish and sharks. Almost 31% of the world’s fish populations
    are overfished, and another 58% are fished
    at the maximum sustainable level. Wild fish simply can’t reproduce
    as fast as 7 billion people can eat them. Fishing also has impacts
    on broader ecosystems. Wild shrimp are typically caught by
    dragging nets the size of a football field along the ocean bottom, disrupting or destroying
    seafloor habitats. The catch is often as little as 5% shrimp. The rest is by-catch, unwanted
    animals that are thrown back dead. And coastal shrimp farming isn’t
    much better. Mangroves are bulldozed to make room
    for shrimp farms, robbing coastal communities of storm
    protection and natural water filtration and depriving fish of key
    nursery habitats. So what does it look like to give
    fish a break and let them recover? Protection can take many forms. In national waters,
    governments can set limits about how, when, where,
    and how much fishing occurs, with restrictions on certain
    boats and equipment. Harmful practices, such as bottom
    trawling, can be banned altogether, and we can establish marine reserves
    closed to all fishing to help ecosystems restore themselves. There’s also a role for consumer awareness
    and boycotts to reduce wasteful practices, like shark finning, and push fishing industries towards
    more sustainable practices. Past interventions have successfully
    helped depleted fish populations recover. There are many solutions. The best approach for each fishery
    must be considered based on science, respect for the local communities
    that rely on the ocean, and for fish as wild animals. And then the rules must be enforced. International collaboration is often
    needed, too, because fish don’t care about our borders. We need to end overfishing. Ecosystems, food security, jobs, economies, and coastal cultures all depend on it.

    Horse Riding, Boating Adventure & Drinking Salmiakki | Finland Vlog Day 4
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    Horse Riding, Boating Adventure & Drinking Salmiakki | Finland Vlog Day 4

    November 6, 2019


    Today is day four of our Finnish adventure
    and we are going to be going horseback riding. Now let’s go meet our Icelandic horses. What makes Icelandic horses different is that
    they have very gentle characters. Also, while they may be smaller in stature, they are actually
    very strong horses. We’re making our first stop of the morning.
    We’re visiting a local flea market. In here it is a mix of antiques, dishware
    and clothes. That was a lot of fun. My horse, Farri, turned
    out to be a really hungry boy. He just kept stopping for grass and for flowers along the
    way but we got to see the countryside and I really enjoyed it. A cool fact that we’ve learned while in Finland
    is that there is thirteen thousand trees for every Finn. That is a lot of trees. Finland’s archipelago is made up of thousands
    of little islands, so one of the best ways to get around is by boat. Our guide took us
    out to visit a former military island which is now home to little summer cottages. We
    had a cute German pointer join us, keeping us entertained. We are now on an island called Bolax and this
    used to be a former military island. Now we have a special guide with us and he is going
    to take us inside an old canon. Let’s go climb in. Along the way we got to see sailboat races
    and a nesting ospreys. Okay, Sam what are you having today? Salmiakki!
    Salmiakki! I’m going to down it. One shot. One shot. Oh, that is awesome. What does it taste like Sam? Just like Salmiakki.
    Sam-iakki. This is shot number three. This is shot number
    three and it is going down in one blast. Watch this. Oh, so yummy. Is there a forth one?
    That is amazing. That is so good. There you go. Are you serious? Is it better than the
    sweets? Why not? Sam, is it better than the sweets? My liver
    just flipped. Another bottle for Sam? I’ve got to go to the washroom.

    Walhalla State Fish Hatchery
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    Walhalla State Fish Hatchery

    November 6, 2019


    Your first view of the Walhalla fish hatchery isn’t that different from what you would have seen 70 years ago. The sign is newer of course but the old stone building constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s looks much the same as it did when these
    old photographs were taken. The circular ponds that you see in these photos were replaced in the late 1950s and early 60s by the raceways that are here today. And it is from these raceways that thousands of rainbow, brook and brown trout find their way into Lake Jocassee in the streams of South Carolina Walhalla state fish hatchery was constructed at the base of Fork Mountain in Oconee County. Much of the water that courses through the buildings and raceways is a gravity-fed flow from Indian Camp Creek and the East Fork of the Chattooga River. The temperature and purity of these sources is slightly different and each is routed to the location for which it is best suited. Considering the power outages that often occur because of our remote location, gravity-powered flow is the way to go. These waters support a year-round operation as spawning, growing and stocking keeps everyone busy depending on the season. Let’s jump right in to one of the race ways along with staff and show you the activity that begins in the fall with the spawning that takes place when the weather cools in October. These female brown trout which were raised on site have been anesthetized to reduce stress on the fish while stripping the eggs. Each fish is held firmly and her eggs are squeezed into a bowl. Each of these three year old females provides three to four thousand eggs. The bowl is then passed down the line to another staffer who adds the milt from a 2 year old male to the soupy mass of orange eggs. A quick stir to make sure egg and sperm can do their work and the bowls are set aside for a few minutes while the next batch of eggs finds its way down the line. It’s a one and done deal for each of these males and females. For the moment they are placed back into the race way to recover, But soon they will catch a ride on a stocking run to a nearby lake or stream to live out their days. This spawning process takes place with brood stock that was raised at the hatchery. These include the brown trout we’ve just seen as well as brook trout and one genetic strain of rainbow trout. After fertilization takes place in the bowls with the eggs and sperm, the unfertilized eggs are separated out and
    excess milk that might be coating the remaining eggs is drained off. Then all the eggs are combined and taken over to the original stone hatchery building where they are allowed to water harden before being placed in incubating trays. Each tray contains around 21,000 eggs. The spawning process at Walhalla hatchery produces 70% of the eggs that are used. An additional 600 10,000 eggs are obtained through the US Fish and Wildlife Services National broodstock
    Program. After three or four weeks two black dots become visible inside the eggs. These are the fish’s eyes, once the eggs hatch out they are called sac fry and are relocated to the large cement tanks you see all around you. The newly hatched sac fry get their nourishment from yolk sacs or 2 to 3 weeks then they will be ready to eat fish food That time is a busy time for hatchery staff. These young fry may look like tiny versions of adult fish but they can’t swim well enough yet to reach the end of the tank where an automatic feeder might be So staff have to feed them a finely powdered food by hand every hour, every day. Finally when they reach three to four inches long they will be moved to the outside raceways to make room for the fry that are hatching back inside the building. it’s a continuous process of spawning and hatching with each strain and species of trout having a different
    timetable. The raceways are managed much like the tanks in the hatchery building. As the trout grow they have to make way for the smaller fish coming in behind them, so they are moved from section to section using a fish counter. The fish counter allows for an accurate and less stressful inventory of the fish and also helps hatchery staff separate the fish into smaller groups in the race ways allowing the fish room to grow. Also like in the indoor tanks they are fed daily although not as often. But as you can see they can swim just fine now, as the raceways erupt in a frenzy of darting and diving in pursuit of food nuggets tossed in by staff. All this in an effort to reach that desired 9 to 12 inches in length for stocking. South Carolina is on the southern edge of preferred habitat for trout so stalking is needed to maintain a viable fishery for the 50,000 anglers who pursue our brookies, browns and rainbows. And the cost of production is only a small fraction of the fourteen point two million dollars that these fishermen pumped into our state’s economy. When stocking time arrives the trout are loaded into specially designed hatchery trucks to keep them healthy for the drive. The truck now has two options depending on where the trout will be stocked. Many streams can be stocked by parking the truck on the bank and the trout enjoy a short flight from the net to the water. The other option involves flying of a different sort. To reach some of the more remote locations in South Carolina, the trout are first driven to a field near the stocking site. They are then transferred to a special bucket beneath a hovering helicopter and are then very dramatically airlifted into the early morning sky. [SOUND OF HELICOPTER] Once the helicopter reaches the designated location on the river, the bucket is gently lowered to the water,
    the bottom is opened and the trout spill out, And head for the nearest bit of
    shade and shelter. All in all 85% of the trout eggs at Walhalla Hatchery are successfully fertilized. That success results in more than 600,000 trout each year. And don’t forget that fourteen point two million dollar impact on South Carolina’s economy from trout fishing. As impressive as these numbers are perhaps most impressive is how it’s all The result of six committed employees of the Department of Natural Resources here at the walhalla state fish hatchery. [MUSIC]

    Tips For Boating Safely This Summer
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    Tips For Boating Safely This Summer

    November 5, 2019


    THINGS SHOULD CLEAR UP FOR A BEAUTIFUL FRIDAY EVENING. I KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE THIS WEEKEND WILL BE HOPPING ON A BOAT FOR FIRST TIME THIS YEAR. SO IT IS A GOOD TIME TO GET A FEW REMINDERS ON STAYING SAFE AFTER THE LONG WINTER. KYLIE BEARSE IS LIVE FROM HARRIET ISLAND IN ST. PAUL WITH MORE. GOOD MORNING. Reporter: GOOD MORNING. WE ARE GETTING EXCITED. IT IS THAT TIME OF YEAR WHERE THE WEATHER IS WARMING UP AND DRYING OUT AFTER A RAINY MAY. WE ARE READY TO GET BACK ON THE BOATS. WE HAVE TO BE SAFE ABOUT IT. AFTER A LONG WINTER MIGHT NEED A FEW REMINDERS. WE HAVE LISA FROM THE DNR WITH US THIS MORNING. GOOD MORNING. GOOD MORNING. Reporter: THIS IS A FUN TIME OF YEAR. THERE ARE THINGS TO BE AWARE OF. WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REMINDERS YOU HAVE WHEN WE ARE ARE TALKING ABOUT BOATING SAFETY? MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND MARKS THE START OF THE GET TING SEASON. WE HAVE THREE BOATING FATALITIES AND SEVEN DROWNINGS. TWO OF THE BOATING FATALITIES ARE THE EARLIEST RECORDED IN TEN YEARS. AIR TEMPERATURES MAY BE RISING BUT WATER TEMPERATURES ARE STILL HOVERING AROUND 50 DEGREES. DON’T JUST BRING THAT LIFE JACKET, WEAR IT. Reporter: THE LIFE JACKETS LOOK DIFFERENT THAN THEY USED TO TEN YEARS AGO. THEY AREN’T AS SUFFOCATING OR AS HOT. YOU ARE WEARING ONE RIGHT NOW. IT IS SLEEK. I AM WEARING ONE NOW. THIS IS AN INFLATABLE VEST STYLE. IT TAKES A WAY THE EXCUSES PEOPLE HAVE FOR NOT WEARING THEM. IT IS NOT HOT OR BULKY. YOU’LL BE ABLE TO DO YOUR WATER ACTIVITIES WITHOUT THE LIFE JACKET GETTING IN THE WAY. Reporter: FOR THE SKIPPER, IT IS IMPORTANT TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE FOCUSED ON THE WATER. I KNOW DISTRACTED BOATING IS SOMETHING YOU HAVE BEEN SEEING A RISE IN. WE HAVE. JUST AS YOU DO ON THE ROADS, PUT YOUR PHONE DOWN WHEN YOU ARE BEHIND THE WHEEL. DON’T TEXT AND BOAT. WHEN YOU ARE NAVIGATING ON THE WATERS IT IS IMPORTANT TO HAVE UNDIVIDED ATTENTION. THERE IS A LOT OF MOVING OBJECTS ON THE WATER YOU DON’T HAVE ON THE ROADS. PUT THE PHONE DOWN. DON’T TEXT AND BOAT. Reporter: WE KNOW PEOPLE LOVE TO HAVE A BEER OR TWO ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND. THE DRIVER NEEDS TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE NOT DRINKING ANYTHING. 30% OF BOATING FATALITIES INVOLVE ALCOHOL. DESIGNATE A SILVER SKIPPER. IF YOU CHOSE TO BRING ALCOHOL ON THE BOAT HAVE SOMEBODY SOBER TO GET YOU HOME SAFELY ON THE WATER AND ON THE ROADS AFTERWARDS. Reporter: GREAT TIPS. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. GETTING US READY FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND. WE LOVE GETTING ON THE BOATS. WE WANT TO DO IT SAFELY. I KNOW YOUR NUMBER ONE TIP IS TO HAVE A FRIEND WITH A BOAT, RIGHT? Reporter: THAT’S EXACTLY RIGHT. Reporter: GOOD MORNING. HOW ARE YOU? NOT TOO BAD. HOW ARE YOU? Reporter: PRETTY GOOD. AS PEOPLE GET ON THE WATER THERE WILL BE A COUPLE OF THINGS YOU ARE LOOKING OUT FOR TO MAKE SURE PEOPLE ARE SAFE. LIFE JACKETS IS A BIG ONE. IT IS A BIG ONE. EARLY IN THE SEASON MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A LIFE JACKET FOR EVERYONE ON BOARD. BOATS 16 FEET OR LONGER NEED A THROW. FLOTATION DEVICE. Reporter: GOOD TO KNOW. WHEN YOU ARE OUTCOMING UPON BOATS OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WHAT ARE SOME OF THE THINGS YOU RUN INTO. A LOT OF DRINKING AND BOATING? THERE IS A FAIR AMOUNT OF DRINKING. MOST PEOPLE KEEP IT UNDER CHECK. WE ARE LOOKING FOR BOATING UNDER THE INFLUENCE. ACCIDENTS IN BOATING HAPPENS A LOT WHEN YOU MIX ALCOHOL WITH BOATS. Reporter: WE TALK ABOUT DISTRACTED DRIVING WHEN IT COMES TO CARS. IT PERTAINS TO BOATS ALSO. DURING A HOLIDAY WEEKEND YOU HAVE A LOT OF BOATS ON THE SAME BODY OF WATER. YOU HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT DON’T NECESSARILY OPERATE BOATS FREQUENTLY. Reporter: THERE COULD BE PEOPLE OUT THERE NOT EXPERIENCED EVEN IF YOU ARE. IF YOU DON’T PAY ATTENTION FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES IT COULD GO SOUTH QUICKLY. Reporter: WHEN YOU ARE OUT PATROLLING WHAT ARE THE BIGGEST THINGS YOU RUN INTO? THE BIGGEST THINGS WE FIND IS NOT ENOUGH FLOTATION DEVICES. FREQUENTLY I FIND PEOPLE WITHOUT A TYPE FOUR THROWABLE DEVICE. THEY ARE INEXPENSIVE AND REALLY HAVING THAT IS GOING TO SAVE SOMEBODY ELSE’S LIFE. IT IS REALLY IMPORTANT TO HAVE THAT THROWABLE ON BOARD. Reporter: ESPECIALLY RIGHT NOW. THE WATERS ARE HAVING VERY COLD. WATER IS VERY COLD. HYPOTHERMIA CAN SET IN QUICKLY. THE BIGGEST THING THAT WILL SAVE YOU LIFE IS WEARING YOUR LIFE JACKET WERE GOOD LUCK. WE APPRECIATE ALL YOU DO TO DEEP EVERYONE SAFE. THIS IS A NICE WAY TO START THE DAY. IT IS BEAUTIFUL ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. WE ARE BEING SAFE WHILE WE ARE DOING IT, TOO.