The Great Outdoors

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For centuries in St. Charles Parish, the rivers, bayous, swamps, and lakes provided the citizens with unlimited fish and game for recreation as well as commerce for those individuals who preferred working in the great outdoors.

Sports Fishermen - Image
Two St. Charles Parish sport fishermen are pulling in a nice catch of bream. Deep sea fishing also is close at hand in the Gulf of Mexico. (Source: St. Charles Parish Resources and Facilities publication, 1948)

This text is copyright © material by Marilyn Richoux, Joan Becnel and Suzanne Friloux, from St. Charles Parish, Louisiana: A Pictorial History, 2010.

Further Reading

It’s Catfish Time in Des Allemands
By Henry E. Yoes III
River Parish Focus Magazine
Vol. 1 No. 2
July 1978

The Nutria Nuisance
Louisiana Cultural Vistas
Vol. 22 Issue 4
Winter 2011

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