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Cut Off, LA

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Octave Toups

Life-long fisherman and boatbuilder Octave Toups was born and raised on Bayou Lafourche, Louisiana, around Cut Off. He was an early developer of the “mud boat,” an inboard-powered skiff for running in shallow marshland waters where he netted red and black drum, spotted seatrout and other inshore species. Interview conducted at his home in Cut Off, Louisiana, in November 1991. 

Robert Fritchey Cut Off, LA New Moon Press Wetland Riders

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