Bass Fishing Beats Billions From TVA Sale for Tennessee

Bass Fishing Beats Billions From TVA Sale for Tennessee

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John Justice, a Tennessee Valley Authority fisheries biologist, holds up a four-pound-plus largemouth bass netted as part of the TVA's annual sport fish survey of Watts Bar Lake. The fish are stunned to the surface with a mild electrical shock, netted, measured and weighed and then returned unharmed to the lake.