Some history about shrimp fishing

The Gulf Coast shrimping industry evolved from a local fresh market with a distribution controlled by how quickly the shrimp would spoil. Shrimp have been caught by a number of methods over the years from people just grabbing them with their hands out of shallow water to the modern offshore diesel powered shrimp trawler using four 50 foot otter trawls in the Gulf.

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The Shrimp time is coming on

Shrimping has been part of the rhythm life in the here on the Gulf Coast as long as anyone alive can remember. Whether you’re actually involved in the industry, eat them as a part of your diet or just have seen the boats working in Mobile Bay or leaving the passes to work in the Gulf, shrimping is part your life.

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