User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

Monofilament Gill Nets (1977)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1977-07-08

Duration: 00:12:37

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1977 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Fishermen | Fisheries | Gillnetting | Monofilament gill nets


  • George, Beth Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Ullo, Chris Speaker
  • Lebauve, Randolph Interviewee
  • Bankston, Al Interviewee
  • Angelle, Burt Speaker


This segment from the July 8, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a “Viewpoint” report on a bill aimed at banning the use of monofilament gill nets by commercial fishermen in order to protect the dwindling speckled trout and redfish populations. Host: Beth George