The Disappearing Marsh

The biggest threat to Louisiana's coastal region may not be what you think.

Despite hurricanes, floods and oil spills, the coastal marshes of southern Louisiana are still a very fertile incubator for aquatic species of all size and description. These estuaries have shown great resiliance to natural disasters as well as those that are man-made.

But this critical habitat is also fragile and disappearing at an alarming rate due mostly to human activity. Legendary saltwater Captain Mike Frenette discusses the challenges facing his beloved fishing grounds as he and Tyler Kapela chase bull reds off the coast.


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