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  • Morganza Spillway Officially Closed

    July 8, 2011 7:35 PM

    Outdoors-men are taking advantage of the Morganza Spillway being closed again. At the most, seventeen bays were open for the first time since 1973 to prepare for flood waters from the Mississippi River. Nathan Fulmer fishes in the Morganza Spillway every summer. "If we wanted to shoot everything, we... more »
  • Search for Missing Vermilion Parish Fisherman

    February 11, 2011 7:46 PM

    Four agencies are searching for a missing commercial fisherman in Vermilion Parish. Officials say the man may have been missing since Wednesday afternoon. They began searching Thursday evening. The search and rescue team was stationed at Hebert's Landing in Forked Island on Friday. The team is made up of... more »
  • Miss. fisherman returns as divers search for him

    September 21, 2010 9:13 PM

    PEARLINGTON, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a 70-year-old south Mississippi man who had gone fishing didn't realize a search and rescue mission was under way for him in the Pearl River. WLOX-TV reports that people on shore cheered Tuesday morning when Walter Acker of Pearlington sailed up while divers were... more »
  • US Commerce Secretary Coming to Louisiana

    August 16, 2010 5:32 AM

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke will be in Louisiana today, and seafood's on his agenda and menu. After a late-morning tour of a shrimp processing plant in Lafitte, about 30 miles from New Orleans, he will have lunch with Gulf fishermen at a seafood restaurant... more »
  • Vessels of Opportunity Classes in Cameron

    July 13, 2010 7:10 PM

    Fishermen and boaters in Cameron have built their lives around the city's coastal waters, but now many have to shift their focus further into the gulf. Ben Welch, owner of Airboats and Alligators, said there are a lot of local fishermen who are worried about what's going to happen.... more »
  • Cypremort Point Packed on Memorial Day

    May 31, 2010 7:33 PM

    There's no shortage of boaters out on the water this Memorial Day. Boater, Ken Fawcett said, "That’s probably the most boats I've seen in a good while here." Another boater, Mac Thomas, said "I've seen more people fishing out here than I normally do." ... more »
  • Shrimping Season Closures Frustrates Many

    May 23, 2010 8:00 PM

    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries can shut down shrimping season in a matter of minutes. Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish President, said “the crab season, they shut down finfish and the oyster reefs.” Vermillion Parish President, Wayne Touchet, said "I don't think there's enough... more »
  • Fisherman Sign Contracts With BP

    May 3, 2010 12:43 PM

    More than four-hundred out of work fisherman have signed contracts with BP and are now going through training to help in the clean up efforts. Many hope the President's visit will make a difference. "The whole community relies on the water out here in one form, shape or... more »
  • Crawfisherman's Body Found In St. Martin Parish

    March 9, 2010 7:05 PM

    The body of a local fisherman was found just before midnight Monday in St. Martin Parish. The body has been identified as 40-year-old Miles Serrette. He left Monday morning, alone, to check his crawfish traps along the Atchafalaya Basin. When he did not come home by late afternoon, his... more »
  • The Veronica Challenge: Crawfishing

    February 10, 2010 7:48 AM

    It's that time of year again to chow down on one of Acadiana's most well-loved foods: crawfish. Watch KATC's Veronica White learn how to catch those mudbugs.
  • State starts Internet program sells La. products

    October 27, 2009 2:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State officials say a new Internet marketing program is expected to increase sales for Louisiana farmers and fishermen. The state agriculture and wildlife and fisheries departments are contracting with MarketMaker, through which wholesale buyers, restaurants, grocers and the general public can find and purchase products... more »

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