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  • Boaters React to Platform Fire

    September 2, 2010 7:35 PM

    With Labor Day weekend upon us, recreational fishermen are already hitting the waters, including Vermilion Bay. The oil platform exploded less than 100 miles south of the fishing area, and once word spread, many thoughts of loved ones and the economy crossed the minds of locals. "It's what you... 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 »
  • Shrimping Season Opens, Causes Confusion

    May 10, 2010 7:11 PM

    "Crazy" is how most shrimpers describe the days since April 29. They're told one day that shrimping season is open, then a few days later it's closed. But Monday they received some positive news after a lot of bad news in the aftermath of the oil spill. But the... more »
  • Another Shrimp Season

    May 6, 2010 4:57 PM

    The local shrimp industry has yet another glimmer of hope in this crude disaster. Wildlife and Fisheries Officials met in Baton Rouge Thursday morning to discuss what the next best step should be. The Commission actually moved the item up on their agenda, after the meeting room became filled... more »

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