Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Bayou La Batre, AL
Bayou La Batre is a fishing village with a seafood-processing harbor for fishing boats and shrimp boats. The local Chamber of Commerce has described the city as the “Seafood Capital of Alabama” for packaging seafood from hundreds of fishing boats.
On August 29, 2005, the area was devastated by Hurricane Katrina, which produced the largest storm surge ever recorded in the area, reaching nearly 16 ft and pushing many shrimp boats onto shore.
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The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Marine Resources Division announced Monday that Alabama… More