If you’ve never been fishing off of Louisiana’s coast, then you likely haven’t seen all of the pogie boats out harvesting. For some fishermen, it’s not only a regular occurrence, but it’s a sad practice that they have to witness over, and over, and over. Doug Olander of Sport Fishing Magazine covers why these accounts are growing, and why they’re happening.
Menhaden Seiners Killing Louisiana Red Drum
State allows rampant destructive pogy reduction fishery.
The camera zooms in to the white belly of a floating redfish.