Students study gar with Dularge fisherman
DULARGE — Gore splatters the plywood of Ricky Verrett’s makeshift dock on Bayou Dularge as the science gets under way. Verrett fishes for a living, but his expert knowledge of local garfish hotspots and how to pull the fish in efficiently have made him an invaluable partner to researchers from Nicholls State University, who are studying the fish’s biology and lifespan.

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