Event filled Summit for commercial fishermen set for Tuesday at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner

56ccb3954c055.imageLouisiana’s annual fisheries summit, designed to acquaint commercial fishers and others in the seafood business with new technologies and marketing techniques, is scheduled to open Tuesday morning . Held for the past three years in Houma, the event had its venue changed as a way of encouraging more of the state’s fishermen to attend. The summit will provide fishermen, dock owners, processors and other related businesses “an opportunity to network and obtain information on what’s happening in the commercial fishing and seafood industries.” It is sponsored by Sea Grant, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the LSU AgCenter, as a voluntary education program. Read the rest here 09:06