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Baie Verte fisherman says fall crab fishery experiment a success

It was a tough year mentally and financially for offshore fisherman Jamie Seymour, but he was more than happy to get a late-season boost. The Baie Verte man was one of the fish harvesters able to participate in an experimental fall crab fishery this year. The 3K Fall Crab Meat Yield Project was successful for Seymour. As one of the harvesters in NAFO 3K Area 4 with at least 25 per cent of their 2017 crab quota remaining, he was eligible to catch up to 10,000 pounds of crab using 400 pots,,, click here to read the story 16:40

Well, Here’s one way to get rid of construction debris! – State, CCA, companies team up to make artificial reef

Construction began Friday on a new artificial reef in Vermilion Bay that will stretch eight acres. Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana has gotten together with Shell Oil Co., the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Roadrock Recycling and D&L Salvage and Marine to build the reef, is using 10,000 tons of recycled brick and concrete from an old sugar mill in Baldwin, which helps keep the project’s costs down. [email protected] dailyiberian