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Catfish Processing Plant (1988)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Wisner, Franklin Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-02-26

Duration: 00:04:06

Subjects: Aquaculture | Catfish fisheries


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Sockman, Roger Reporter
  • Weeks, Joyce Interviewee
  • Watson, Charles Interviewee
  • Ferrington, Robert Interviewee


This segment from the February 26, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Roger Sockman’s visit to the newly opened Louisiana Catfish processing plant near Wisner in Franklin Parish. He interviews: Joyce Weeks, catfish taster; Charles Watson, the president of Louisiana Catfish; and Robert Ferrington, catfish farmer. Host: Ken Lormand