69th Annual Blessing of the Fleet


  • May 5, 2018
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69th Annual Blessing of the Fleet
Saturday May 5th - Sunday May 6th, 2018/ 10am-4pm fleetblessing.org

2014 Seafood, Science & Celebrity Chefs Tour the Bayou


  • November 6, 2014
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Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo


  • July 30, 2014
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The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo, a Project of the Mobile Jaycees, is the largest fishing tournament in the world. Founded in 1929, the fishing rodeo now attracts over 3,000 anglers and 75,000 spectators. It is located on Dauphin Island, Ala. (N30 15'31, 90" W88 06'47.78).

Sam is very proud of his town!


  • July 24, 2014
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Bayou La Batre, AL "The Seafood Capitol of Alabama" Welcome to my town. It's easy to put her down, or make fun of her, to cast her off, or dwell only on what's lacking. But one thing you'll never do is forget her. There are plenty of ...things to criticize or complain about,

The loud crack of an oyster shell fills the room


  • May 3, 2014
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The loud crack of an oyster shell fills the room, just one of thousands joining the pile of emptied shells on the line. The fresh meat, transferred within minutes, is rinsed off and quickly cooled. This entire process is done mostly by hand, by local hands that have done it

Off-Bottom Oyster Farming Team


  • March 7, 2014
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The Auburn University Shellfish Laboratory team, in conjunction with the Alabama Cooperative Extension, the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, and the Organized Seafood Association of Alabama (OSAA), has produced innovative and foundational work for the development of