Hurricane Ida Devastates Louisiana Seafood Industry, Infrastructure Completely Destroyed

Montegut fisherman Lance Nacio told Gulf Seafood News, fishermen and their families are in need of fuel and water.  “Roads are just clearing. Its bad here, really bad,” he said. “A majority of the boats made it through the storm, but the seafood communities infrastructure and homes have been severely damaged.”

Chef Tory McPhail named 2021 Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off ‘King of Kings’

June 24, 2021 KATC News

The Louisiana Seafood Board named its ‘King of Kings’ in the 2021 cook-off held Tuesday night at the Cajundome in Lafayette.

Northshore Chef Robert Vasquez crowned 2020 King of Louisiana Seafood

November 5, 2020 The Advocate

Chef Robert Vasquez, of PePe’s Sonoran Cuisine in Covington, was crowned the 2020 King of Louisiana Seafood on Nov. 2 at the Capitol Park Museum to wrap up the 13th annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off.

Louisiana Seafood Industry Struggling During Pandemic; Business Owners Hope to See Relief Soon

September 17, 2020 Breanne Bizette, WAFB

Louisiana’s commercial fishermen are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic, but they now have the option to apply for assistance from the CARES Act.

Louisiana Seafood Industry Says Adequate Federal Help is Needed as the Pandemic Persists

August 7, 2020 Sabrina Wilson, WVUE

People working in Louisiana’s seafood industry and their advocates hope Congress treats fishermen better when it passes the latest COVID-19 aid package.