Episode 3 - Lionfish Roundup
Capt. Aleese Maples explains how lionfish tournament helps eradicate the invasive species. Capt. Justin Leake interviews Guy Harvey, artist and conservationist. Dr. Harvey comments on lionfish eradication, red snapper fishery and artificial reefs. Couple from United Kingdom take first-ever red snapper fishing trip. "Lobsterfest" at local restaurant Schooner's showcases Florida's spiny and shovel nose lobster. Spearos weigh in their red snapper and lionfish at tournament headquarters. Aleese explains how to safely handle lionfish and avoid their poisonous spines. John T. Patronis and Jimmy Patronis tell the story of the HMS Empire Mica's sinking by a German U-boat in WWII and how the ship's propeller ended up at the entrance to Capt. Anderson's Restaurant.