The Great Outdoors

For centuries in St. Charles Parish, the rivers, bayous, swamps, and lakes provided the citizens with unlimited fish and game for recreation as well as commerce for those individuals who preferred working in the great outdoors.

Sports Fishermen
Sports fishermen pull in a nice catch of bream. (Source: St. Charles Parish Resources and Facilities publication, 1947)

This text is copyright © material by Marilyn Richoux, Joan Becnel and Suzanne Friloux, from St. Charles Parish, Louisiana: A Pictorial History, 2010.

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