Thomas Hymel

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Interviewee Sort descending Collection Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Marshall Borel Louisiana Sea Grant Coastal Changes Oral History Project

Marshall Borel discusses his early life and his father who was a fisherman in the 1930's.  He described crabbing in the Atchafalaya Basin with a roller line.  He talks about the different kinds of fish he caught as well as frogs.  He talks about the net he made specifically to catch frogs.  He boasts working forty hours a week and never missing it.

Paula Ouder, Thomas Hymel Abbeville, LA Louisiana Sea Grant