Help Relax and Reduce Your Stress - Watch the Go Fish Aquarium Camera

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Help Relax and Reduce Your Stress - Watch the Go Fish Aquarium Camera
Photo taken from Go Fish Aquarium Camera Live Feed

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9/18/2014

A new underwater camera at the Go Fish Education Center is streaming video of some of Georgia's most popular sport fishing species live and in high definition.

Installed in August, the Go Fish aquarium camera is transmitting from within the Piedmont Reservoir Exhibit, the largest aquarium habitat at the facility in Perry.

The 15-foot-deep enclosure houses a variety of native fish species including:

Largemouth bass
Striped bass
Spotted bass
Channel catfish
Blue catfish
Black crappie
White crappie
Bluegill
Longnose gar
Spotted gar
Common carp
Silver horse sucker
Alligator snapping turtle

The public can tune into the live stream between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. EST at www.gofisheducationcenter.com/GoFishCam, as well as on the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division's website (www.georgiawildlife.com/gofishcam).

Some FISH FACTS:
Anglers spend more than $1.1 billion yearly on fishing in Georgia with an economic impact of more than $1.9 billion, generating an estimated 10,600 jobs.

Around 1.29 million resident anglers fish Georgia's diverse freshwater resources that include more than 4,000 miles of trout streams, 12,000 miles of warm water streams wider than 10 feet, and 500,000 acres of impoundments.

Georgia holds the world record largemouth bass weighing 22 pounds, 4 ounces, caught in Montgomery Lake, Georgia in 1932.

Sport Fish Restoration Program and license fees pay for freshwater and saltwater programs and activities to benefit these resources.

Approximately 310 Kids Fishing Events are held annually in Georgia. These events typically bring 24,000 attendees, 4,000 first time anglers, and 13,000 catching at least one fish.

Georgia is home to 6 world record fish:

Largemouth Bass-22lbs 4oz
Shoal Bass-8lbs 3oz
Suwanee Bass-3lbs 9oz
Chain Pickerel-9lbs 6oz
Redfin Pickerel-2lbs 10oz
Flier-1lb 4oz

...GO FISH GEORGIA!


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