Cast Net Making Classes Scheduled

Louisiana Sea Grant’s Marine Education Program is hosting cast net making classes beginning Thursday, May 9, and continuing every Thursday for 12 weeks from 6:00 p.m. to sunset.

The classes will be held at LSG’s Oyster Hatchery Operations Center located at 135 Port Drive, Grand Isle, and are open to everyone. Registration is $50 and includes all materials needed to make a net. Registration is free for students in grades K-12. John Supan, director of Louisiana Sea Grant’s oyster hatchery, will conduct the classes. Evening commentary will be provided by Grand Isle native Ambrose Besson.

To register or for more information, contact Supan at 985-264-3239 or email