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Processors ready to handle catch


September 6, 2018

Despite the departure of processing workers, Patrick Wilson, Icicle Seafoods manager said they will be able to handle the chums coming in from Crawfish Inlet. “We can still do chums, Wilson commented.

“We just wish the run came in two weeks earlier,” before workers were being sent home, he said.

Wilson said his staff can still take care of the catch. “Anything to keep the fleet fishing,” he added.

September 1 is the release date for the summer workers, but 100 production workers remain and will be able to handle the fish, according to Wilson. The plant employed 400 at the peak of...

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