'Ragin' Cajuns': Deckhand Blue Removes Captain Trae's Stitches
- The commercial fishermen featured on "Ragin' Cajuns" (Tue.,10 p.m. EST on Discovery) are a tough bunch. They have to be, as make their livelihood plying the bayou near V...
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Setbacks and hard times seem to be a way of life for fisherman trolling the Mississippi deep in the Louisiana Bayou. Struggling to stay afloat in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina was taxing enough, and then the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 -- the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history -- threatened the industry once again. But you can't keep a blue-collar Bayou boy down forever, especially when his livelihood depends on a solid haul of Gulf shrimp. "Ragin' Cajuns" hops aboard the boats of six fishermen during the three-month-long white shrimp season, including "Blimp" Cheramie, a 400-pounder with an equally big and bold personality, greenhorn Trae Cooper, and Waylon Buras, the so-called "Big Dog" with the top-of-the-line boat.