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Gulf Coast Fishing

WATCH: Gulf Fishing Boat Hauls In Oil-Covered Shrimp From Newly Opened Waters

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Tar Balls. Not quite as appetizing a shrimp side dish as cocktail sauce. But according to FOX 10 News, that's just what the shrimp boat Our Mother cau...

Feds Allow Fishing Of Species Normally Off Limits To Boost Gulf Tourism

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — The Gulf Coast's tourism industry is betting on red snapper to survive the winter. In an unusual move, the federal governm...

Gulf Oil Spill: Unemployed Fishermen Struggling To Get By

AP | VICKI SMITH and HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HOPEDALE, La. — Manuel Meyer was forbidden from dropping his crab traps in the Gulf, and he couldn't just sit at home. He made his way to Breton...

Flood Waters Pose Yet Another Threat to Louisiana's Fishermen

Take Part | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

But the connection between Nashville and New Orleans has gone largely unreported. The abundance of water from the floods has to eventually go somewher...

John Tesh Launches 'Adopt A Fisherman' Program To Help Gulf

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In response to the devastating oil spill that has affected thousands of Gulf Coast families, musician turned radio host John Tesh has launched the Ado...

A Gulf Coast Business Fights BP

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Rachel Leven | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

George Barisich, 54, has been fishing the Gulf Coast his entire life. First, as a kid, for fun, and eventually, for his livelihood, after taking over ...