‘Y’all love the seafood and everything, but what about us?’ Shrimpers feel overlooked post-Hurricane Ian

More than a week and a half after Ian passed, nearly all of the island’s shrimp boats remained on top of nearby houses or tangled in the rigging of other ships. The Gulf of Mexico’s largest commercial shrimping port is all but paralyzed. Most fishermen on San Carlos Island weathered the storm on their boats, which often serve as their homes as well. A number were injured, and storm surge destroyed much of the island’s fishing infrastructure and equipment. When the water receded and they were able to make it down to land, help had yet to arrive. Photos, >click to read< 11:49

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