Castaway Sporting Goods, (804) 706-9100, reports Kevin Wheeler (Richmond) caught a 30-pound blue cat in the Appomattox River. Amy Nunnelley (Chesterfield) caught a 38.6-pound blue cat in the Dutch Gap area. Lots of crappie are being taken on minnows, with many anglers taking 25-30 per outing. Bass fishing is up, too. Crank baits are working best on main river jetties.

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