Content Tagged 'fishermen'

Local Fishermen Continue to Struggle After BP Oil Spill
The Deepwater Horizon oil disaster claimed 11 lives in 2010, but has continued to affect both the environment and countless industries along the Gulf Coast. Video Video
Local Fishermen Show Officials Struggles After Oil Spill
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill was one of the worst ecological disasters in history, and Monday, local fishermen took a big step forward in the recovery process. Video Video
Southern Kingfish Natl. Champion Fishing Tournament Begins
The Southern Kingfish National Champion Fishing Tournament began this week in Biloxi at the Point Cadet Marina. Video Video
Carl Legget Memorial Fishing Tournament Begins
The Carl Legett Memorial Fishing Tournament gets underway Friday, August 1st. Video Video
Local Fishermen Not So Worried About Flesh Eating Bacteria
Recent stories of flesh eating bacteria in Gulf Coast waters have many people concerned. Video Video
Fishermen Weigh Their Catch in Carl Legett Tournament
Friday marked the second day of the Carl Legett Memorial Fishing Tournament and contestants are just starting to bring their catches in. Video Video
Disappointing July Weekends for Red Snapper Season
According to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (M.D.M.R.), July's red snapper fishing weekends are a bust. Video Video
Bay St. Louis Harbor Construction Nearly Complete
The Bay St. Louis Harbor project is nearing completion. Video Video
Red Snapper Season Cut Short by Federal Regulations
Red snapper season has been cut short this year by federal regulation. Video Video
MS Red Snapper Season Closed, M.D.M.R. Reminds Anglers to Report Catch
Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (M.D.M.R.) are reminding fishermen to participate in the agency’s voluntary red snapper reporting program for the July weekend recreational fishing season for red snapper, which closed in Mississippi territorial waters on July 27th, 2014, at 11:59 p.m.
Pass Christian Opens Newly Renovated Harbor
The harbor in Pass Christian is officially open. Instead of a ribbon cutting, city leaders, local residents, and state dignitaries celebrated the opening of the new harbor with the pop of a champagne bottle, Pass Christian style. Video Video
Red Snapper Season Cut Short Due to Federal Regulations
Federal regulation has cut red snapper season from 44 days to 11 days this year. Video Video
M.D.M.R. Holds Public Meeting May 22nd
The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will hold a public meeting Thursday, May 22nd, to get input from resident commercially licensed oyster and crab fishermen affected by the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway in 2011.
New Small Craft Harbor Could be Coming to Gulfport
A new small craft harbor may soon be coming to Gulfport. Video Video
Oyster Fishermen Not Happy with the M.D.M.R.
Some oyster fishermen on the Coast are feeling that the Department of Marine Resources (M.D.M.R.) isn not doing enough to bring back the oyster supply after the BP oil spill killed off the majority. Video Video
Seafood Industry Has Struggled Since BP Oil Spill
Since the 2010 BP oil spill, the seafood industry on the Gulf Coast has struggled. Now, fishermen are speaking out against regulatory agencies, such as the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (M.D.M.R.). Video Video
Senate Ratifies Fishing Treaties
Miss. Senator, Wicker, says agreements would protect state’s fishing industry.
Coast Observes 4th Anniversary of BP Oil Spill This Sunday
Sunday marks the four year anniversary of the BP oil spill. Video Video
Coast Still Not Back to Normal on 4th Anniversary of BP Spill
Sunday is the four year anniversary of the BP oil spill. Even after four years, the Gulf Coast is still feeling the side effects of the spill. Video Video
Pass Christian Harbor Expansion Project Nearly Complete
The harbor expansion in Pass Christian is nearing completion. Video Video
Fishermen Still Suffering from Effects of BP Oil Spill
On May 2nd, 2010, 12 days following the explosion and fire of the Deepwater Horizon, N.O.A.A. closed 6,817 square miles of the Gulf of Mexico to commercial and recreational fishing. Video Video
F.E.M.A. Finally Releases Money for Isaac Repairs
Hurricanes have left many scars on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Hurricane Isaac in 2012 was no different as piers in Gulfport and Long Beach are still in need of repair. Video Video
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