Mississippi River

Outdoors with Luke Clayton
11:21 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Catfishin' on the Mississippi River

Mississippi River guide George Young (background) oversees Bill Dance doing battle with a big Mississippi River blue catfish.
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News and Culture Notebook
10:27 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Larger 'dead zone' in Gulf of Mexico predicted

An oxygen-starved hypoxic zone, commonly called a dead zone and shown in red, forms each summer in the Gulf of Mexico. Fish and shellfish either leave the oxygen-depleted waters or die, resulting in losses to commercial and sports fisheries.

If you're planning a Gulf of Mexico trip this summer, it might be worth the extra drive to visit South Texas instead of Louisiana.

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