Delcambre Dock Day – Focus on Shrimp


March 19, 2018
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Delcambre Dock Day – Focus on Shrimp

08:00 am - 12:15 pm @ ,

Louisiana Fisheries Forward Delcambre Dock Day – Focus on Shrimp will be held Monday, March 19th, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 12:15 PM at 411 E. Main Street, Delcambre, LA.  This free event includes lunch provided by the Southern Shrimp Alliance, which has a meeting to follow.

Agenda as follows:

8:00 – 9:00 am            Registration and Health Checks by Abbeville General Hospital

9:00 – 9:15 am             Welcome– Mark Shirley and Thu Bui, LSU AgCenter & LA Sea Grant

9:15 – 9:45 am              LDWF Regulation and Updates – Peyton Cagle and Enforcement Agent, LDWF Shrimp Seasons Trends and Update, Harvest Statistics, Trawl Samples, Dead Zone, Inshore/Offshore Fishing Effort; Common Citation and Fines, Boarding and TED Enforcement Procedures, Bycatch Fish: What Can You Keep or Sell, License Requirements

9:45 – 10:10 am           Seafood Quality: Ways to Avoid Rotten Shrimp – Dr. Julie Lively, LSU AgCenter & LA Sea Grant – Black Spot Study and Quality Management Techniques

10:10 – 10:20 am         LFF Update – Thomas Hymel, LSU AgCenter & LA Sea Grant

10:20 – 10:30 am         Break – During break announce people with displays

10:30 – 11:00 am         Planning for Retirement from a Legal Perspective – Tucker Nims, Perry Law Estate Planning, Will or No Will, Successions, Trust, Asset Protection and Things to Know about Retirement and Medicaid

11:00 – 11:30 am         US Coast Guard Vessel Requirements – Harry March, USCG Update on Fishing Vessel Safety, Safety Inspection, and Safety Video

11:30 – 11:50 am          NOAA Regulation and Updates – Dale Stevens and Canh Nguyen, NMFS/NOAA Demonstration:  Fixing your Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs) the right way

11:50 – 12:15 pm         Packing and Shipping Seafood Demonstration – Mark Shirley, LA Sea Grant and Mandy, FedEx

12:15 pm                      Adjourn LA Sea Grant Meeting

12:15 -12:45 pm          Lunch Provided by Southern Shrimp Alliance

1:00 pm                       Southern Shrimp Alliance Meeting


Interior Displays/Booths for Dock Day include:

  • Abbeville General Hospital Health Fair
  • ESI Electronics – Q & A with Don McGinty
  • DSC Radio and AIS – Tips on Hooking up Communication Equipment Andy Bui
  • E-Commerce Website and Delcambre Seafood Farmers Market with Delcambre Direct & Port of Delcambre
  • FedEx – Packing and Shipping Q & A and Demonstration
  • LA Fisheries Forward Program
  • LDWF with Enforcement Officers
  • NMFS Gear Management Team with TEDS units
  • PFD Wear It Campaign
  • Touchard Marine’s Supply – Q & A with Clark Touchard
  • US Coast Guard Boat and Dewatering Pump
  • Have you seen these Sharks? – Fishermen Survey