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Leeville, LA

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Houston Serigny

Houston Serigny lived off the land in the South Louisiana marsh by trapping, shrimping, oystering and netting for finfish such as red and black drum and spotted seatrout. Interview was conducted at his home in Leeville, Louisiana, in 1988. His son, Houston Saucier, is also heard in interview.

Robert Fritchey Leeville, LA New Moon Press Wetland Riders
Roy Lee Yeomans

Life-long fisherman Roy Lee was born and raised in the Everglades around Everglades City. As that region was engulfed by the National Park in the 1970s, he relocated to South Louisiana where he fished for red drum, spotted seatrout, pompano, black drum, etc. Most winters he returned to Marathon, Florida, to stab net for mangrove snapper, and used a runaround gill net to harvest bluefish and Spanish mackerel. Interview was conducted in Leeville, Louisiana, in September 1992. 

Robert Fritchey Leeville, LA New Moon Press Wetland Riders
Claude McCall

Claude was originally from North Carolina where he worked in radio repair. He relocated to Tampa Bay, Florida, in the 1940s, where he began to fish full time. He relocated to South Louisiana in the 1970s. Interview was conducted in Leeville, Louisiana, in February 1988.

Robert Fritchey Leeville, LA New Moon Press Wetland Riders

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