Louisiana Volunteers round up derelict crab traps at rodeos

Fishing gear lost at sea will be wrangled to shore with help from the University during upcoming derelict crab trap rodeos. Julie Anderson, renewable natural resources professor and fisheries specialist, said the rodeos are daylong cleanup events during which volunteers remove derelict crab traps from coastal waters. The lost traps pose safety and environmental threats, as well as economic losses for fishermen, she said. Read more