On the National Geographic Channel, Buddy Guindon and his family navigate high-seas dramas and the cutthroat business of commercial fishing.

Guindon, called Hurricane Buddy on the reality show “Big Fish Texas,” has a new challenge: blocking offshore fish-farming in the Gulf of Mexico, the first U.S. waters to win government approval to grow millions of pounds of fish in cages far out in the ocean.

His success — or lack of it — will have an impact not just on the seafood industry but also on consumer choice and perhaps on the environment of one of the world’s most productive fisheries.

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