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Construction Under Way for Fast Growing Folse Culinary Institute


Construction Under Way for Fast Growing Folse Culinary Institute

Chef Randy Cheramie, the executive director of the John Folse Culinary Institute, is glad to see construction progress being made on the new home for the program at Nicholls State University, but for him it can’t happen fast enough.

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Rouses Supermarkets Opens New Alabama Stores In Time for Lent


Rouses Supermarkets Opens New Alabama Stores In Time for Lent

Rouses Supermarkets invasion into Alabama has began with the opening of stores in both Mobile and Gulf Shores.

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GSI Alabama Board Member Captain Johnny Greene Hooked on Fishing From Early Age


GSI Alabama Board Member Captain Johnny Greene Hooked on Fishing From Early Age

Fishing has been a lifelong passion for Alabama charter boat captain Johnny Greene. It started at an early age on his grandmother’s small farm pond outside of Andalusia, since then he has been hooked.

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Galveston Fisherman Stars In H-E-B Grocery Seafood Commercial


Galveston Fisherman Stars In H-E-B Grocery Seafood Commercial

They say the camera adds a few pounds, but friends of Galveston fisherman Buddy Guindon have been tormenting him recently with the question “how many cameras did they use?” Guidon is the star of a recent H-E-B grocery store’s “Fresh from the Seafood Department” commercial filmed on his boat.

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Gulf Oystermen Harvest Support from D.C. Legislators and Organizations


Gulf Oystermen Harvest Support from D.C. Legislators and Organizations

It is a twenty-year tradition at Washington’s Bistro Bis, the restaurant for Capitol Hill’s Hotel George; oystermen from Florida to Texas commandeering the center booth as their local headquarters for their annual meeting with D.C. legislators.

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Gulf Council Holds Hearings on Red Snapper Allocation


Gulf Council Holds Hearings on Red Snapper Allocation

The Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council has scheduled a series of public hearings in all five Gulf States on the contenuous topic of Gulf Red Snapper Allocation. Amendment 28 examines allocating red snapper resources for the recreational fishing sector.

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Gulf Seafood Institute Walks Capitol Hill Corridors For Gulf Fisheries


Gulf Seafood Institute Walks Capitol Hill Corridors For Gulf Fisheries

Trading white boots for wing tips, members of the Gulf Seafood Institute walked the halls of Capitol Hill knocking on legislative doors spreading the message of the importance of conserving the Gulf of Mexico, and the seafood millions of American depend upon on a daily basis.

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Gulf Seafood Institute Names Ewell Smith Interim Executive Director


Gulf Seafood Institute Names Ewell Smith Interim Executive Director

The Gulf Seafood Institute (GSI), a leading voice for the Gulf of Mexico and the seafood it produces, has a new interim executive director. Ewell Smith, former executive director of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board, will immediately assume the interim leadership role.

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Southeastern Fisheries Association’s Bob Jones Loses Oldest Son


Southeastern Fisheries Association’s Bob Jones Loses Oldest Son

Michael Frederick Jones, the oldest son of Bob Jones, executive director of the Southeastern Fisheries Association, has died at his home in Whigham, Georgia.

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Louisiana Seafood Board Encourages Gulf Council to Keep Current Red Snapper Quota


Louisiana Seafood Board Encourages Gulf Council to Keep Current Red Snapper Quota

The Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board took a strong stand against the current preferred alternative recommended by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council on Amendment 28; red snapper allocation.

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Louisiana Crawfish Season in Deep Freeze


Louisiana Crawfish Season in Deep Freeze

Snow, sleet and freezing temperatures have put the Louisiana crawfish season in the freezer.. The arctic weather affecting the heart of the Bayou state means crawfish aren’t eating and likely to be smaller than normal at peak season.

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Gulf Council Reduces Commercial Red Snapper Quota


Gulf Council Reduces Commercial Red Snapper Quota

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has voted on the hotly contested Amendment 28, taking red snapper quota from the commercial fishery harvest and allocating it to recreational sector.

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Gulf Seafood Institute Testifies Before Two Influential Government Organizations Governing Gulf Waters


Gulf Seafood Institute Testifies Before Two Influential Government Organizations Governing Gulf Waters

The Gulf Seafood Institute, a four-month old non-profit organization comprised of Gulf seafood leaders from all five Gulf States, had a busy week of testifying before two influential governmental organizations responsible for governing the Gulf of Mexico, and the sustainable seafood it provides.

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Gulf Fisherman Spends Three Months at Sea for Customers


Gulf Fisherman Spends Three Months at Sea for Customers

A fourteen foot wave breaking the bow and crashing into the cockpit of the 50 foot Chelsea Ann doesn’t scare Bill “Bubba” Cochrane, its just part of his job as a Gulf of Mexico commercial fisherman.

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Gulf Seafood Institute to Testify on Reauthorization of Magnuson Stevens


Gulf Seafood Institute to Testify on Reauthorization of Magnuson Stevens

The Gulf Seafood Institute, a four-month old organization whose mission is to protect the Gulf’s unique culture and environment while elevating the Gulf seafood brand, has been called by the House Natural Resource Committee to testify on the reauthorization of the Magnuson Stevens Act.

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