Jes Hathaway is the editor in chief of National Fisherman magazine and NationalFisherman.com.
Thursday, 28 October 2010
Want to show solidarity with your fellow fisherman?
Get a sitter for Monday night and find a local restaurant that serves up Gulf of Mexico seafood — oysters, shrimp, snapper, whatever you can find.
Or heck, stay in and make some of your own.
On Dec. 1, more than 150 chefs from around the country are planning to show support for the region by participating in America's Night Out for Gulf Seafood.
Fishermen are hurting all over the country, but the Gulf Coast has been hammered since Hurricane Katrina came ashore five years ago.
"Our seafood was never tainted," Cliff R. Hall, of New Orleans Fish House, a supplier, told the Associated Press. "Only our image was tainted."
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NOAA report touts 2013 landings, value increases
Panama fines GM salmon company Aquabounty
Gulf council passes Reef Fish Amendment 40
Maine elver quota cut by 2,000 pounds
Offshore mussel farm would be East Coast’s first