02-11 | Louisiana Joins Forces with Texas in Annual Crab Trap Cleanup Effort

AUSTIN –Each February for more than a decade, armadas of volunteers in Texas and Louisiana spend 10 days on the water searching the bays for abandoned crab traps that have been left to foul shrimpers’ nets, snag anglers’ lines, “ghost fish” and create an unsightly view. To date, they’ve hauled off more than 55,000 of these dilapidated devices.

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