The United Commercial Fishermen’s Association (UCFA) is the oldest trade association for commercial fishermen in the state of Louisiana. For over 25 years, UCFA has been working to preserve the heritage and business of the commercial fishing industry.
UCFA’s membership includes commercial shrimpers, oyster farmers, crabbers, fin fishermen, dock owners, processors, restauranteurs, business owners and individuals concerned with preserving the culturally and economically vital commercial fishing industry.
The commercial fishing industry faces constant challenges from ever increasing regulation, competition from cheap low-quality imported seafood, natural disasters(hurricanes) and environmental catastrophies (BP oil spill). UCFA is focused on advocating for the rights of commercial fishermen and keeping Fresh, Domestic, Chemical free seafood on your plate.