Yamaha Rightwaters works with Chesapeake invasive species program



Starting in April and running through October, the Coastal Coservation Association (CCA) Maryland and Yamaha Rightwaters began year two of The Great Chesapeake Invasives Count. This information-gathering program lets angers observe as "citizen scientists" while they fish.

Using a phone app, anglers can report when they land Northern snakhead, blue catfish and flathead catfish. These are all non-native species. The fishery managers want to keep an eye on these fish to head off any damage to the native species in the waters of the Chesapeake area.

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