photo by wax115 via morguefile.comAs the BP fix continues to keep oil from leaking in the Gulf, there is a bit of new hope in the area with some waters reopening to recreational fishing.

For people in Louisiana, this weekend has been very good, the first good weekend in months. Recreational fishermen were given the green light to head out on the water and cast away.

As NPR’s Russell Lewis reports now from Grand Isle, Louisiana, it’s the first time in a long time people had news to be happy about.

(READ or listen to the story on NPR)

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