There’s more to shrimping than trawling

DELCAMBRE – Experts from the LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant met with area  shrimpers to help them become more efficient, learn new technology and comply  with federal fishing regulations. “We are talking about efficiency and  quality,” said Thomas Hymel, AgCenter and Sea Grant extension agent. “The  challenge the Louisiana shrimping industry has is to bring in a quality product  competitive with imports.” Hymel said the state’s shrimping business has  lost significant numbers. “The folks out there now are the survivors.” continue reading