Fisherman Meeting & TED Checks – Port Sulphur


March 8, 2019
TED (turtle excluder device) and shrimp net on dock

Fisherman Meeting & TED Checks – Port Sulphur

06:00 pm - 08:00 pm @

Louisiana Sea Grant agents will be holding fishermen meetings in the St. Bernard area to coincide with NOAA TED checks. The March 8 meeting in Port Sulphur will be at the YMCA (building in the back), 278 Civic Dr., from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.

Learn more about what’s new in the industry, best practices, and coastal adaptation strategies; specific topics include:

  • Safety on the Boat:  it’s everyone’s job
  • Quality Product Handling:  impact on profits
  • ABCs of Trip Tickets: how & when to complete
  • Seafood Markets: what you need to participate
  • Adaptation to Coastal Change Survey

There is no cost to attend, and no registration necessary.  A light meal will be served.

Make plans to also attend NOAA TED checks in Hopedale & Delacroix on March 7, Venice on March 8, and Cutoff, Leeville, Port Fourchon & Grand Isle March 11 -13.  NOAA dates are tentative; contact NOAA Gear Specialist Canh Nguyen at (228) 355-8372, [email protected] for more information.

The U.S. Coast Guard will also be available at some locations for dockside safety exams, with no enforcement actions taken.