"The trapping season in bayou only lasts from December through February. I've already lost a month"

Bayou La Fourche is  an ancient waterway that runs from the Mississipi to the gulf of Mexico. As with new Orleans the main town is protected by levees from the Sea, it was damaged by hurricane Katrina but not to the same extent. The Bayou La Fourch area is currently undergoing an environmental disater in the form of salinisation and coastal erosion, to find out more see the work of 'Restore our Bayou'