Fishermen out of business since oil spill

  • Commercial fishing boats are docked in Pensacola, Florida, May 3, 2010, after the federal government restricted fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. After an oil production rig in the Gulf collapsed, the spill has now threatened the Gulf states and impacted the commercial fishing communities. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Captain Jerry Andrews stands on the stern of his charter fishing boat in Pensacola Beach, May 3, 2010. Andrews has had a steady stream of phone calls canceling fishing trips on his boat Entertainer, and he fears the season could be lost because of the oil rig that collapsed in the Gulf of Mexico that created a large oil spill that threatens Florida's panhandle. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Captain Jerry Andrews talks about some of the past fishing trips on his charter fishing boat docked in Pensacola, Florida, May 3, 2010. After the federal government restricted fishing in the Gulf of Mexico after an oil rig collapsed and caused a major spill, he and other captains like Mike Newell fear their business will be lost for several years. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Captain Jerry Andrews talks about some of the past fishing trips on his charter fishing boat docked in Pensacola, Florida, May 3, 2010. After the federal government restricted fishing in the Gulf of Mexico after an oil rig collapsed and caused a major spill, he and other captains like Mike Newell fear their business will be lost for several years. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Captain Jerry Andrews talks about some of the past fishing trips on his charter fishing boat docked in Pensacola, Florida, May 3, 2010. After the federal government restricted fishing in the Gulf of Mexico after an oil rig collasped and caused a major spill, he and other captains like Mike Newell fears their business will be lost for several years. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Captain Paul Redman talks on his radio on his commercial fishing boat in Perdido, Florida, on May 3, 2010. After the federal government restricted fishing in the Gulf of Mexico after an oil rig collapsed and caused a major spill, he and other captains fear their business will be lost for several years if the spill isn't capped soon. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Jim Phillips, owner of MBT DIVERS shop in Pensacola, Florida, talks about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and how it will impact his scuba diving business. He is starting to get phone calls from clients who are canceling diving trips. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF