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Soft Shell Crawfish, Snakes & Wild Turkeys (1989)

La. Conservationist TV Magazine



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

Date Issued: 1989-10-26

Duration: 00:27:03

Subjects: Litter (Trash) | Louisiana. Department of Wildlife and Fisheries | Wildlife conservation | Nature | Crawfish industry | SEAFOOD INDUSTRY | SNAKES | ATCHAFALAYA BASIN | Wild turkey


  • Byrd, Wade Host
  • Labranche, Guy Producer
  • Harris, Sara Ann Reporter
  • Culley, Bud Interviewee
  • Walters, Chris Interviewee
  • Dennie, Bob Reporter
  • Adkins, Gerald Reporter
  • Cockerham, Maurice Reporter
  • Prickett, Tommy Interviewee
  • LaCaze, Keith Reporter


This episode of the series “Louisiana Conservationist TV Magazine” from October 26, 1989, features: Sara Ann Harris’ report on the struggling soft shell crawfish industry; a “Wild Ways” segment with Gerald Adkins on the cottonmouth moccasin; an “Outdoor Tips” segment with Bob Dennie on the best knots to use with monofilament fishing lines; Wade Byrd’s overview of the Atchafalaya Basin and the Sherburne Wildlife Management Area near Krotz Springs; Maurice Cockerham’s report on the recovery of the Louisiana wild turkey population; and a “Law Lines” segment with Lieutenant Keith LaCaze on the litter laws. Host: Wade Byrd