Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Recreational-Fishing-Before-Oil-Spill-in-the-Gulf-of-Mexico-27MZIFI3OCXT.htmlConceptually similarDeepwater Horizon Oil Rig DisasterGP029JHCompleted★★★★Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster in the Gulf of MexicoGP021E9Completed★★★★Sunbathers in AlabamaGP0235PCompleted★★★★★★Cleaning Oiled Beach in AlabamaGP0235LCompleted★★★★Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig DisasterGP021ECCompleted★★★★BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Slick in the Gulf of MexicoGP028IRCompleted★★★★Cleaning Oiled Beach in AlabamaGP0235HCompleted★★★★Cleaning Oiled Beach in AlabamaGP0235JCompleted★★★★Cleaning Oiled Beach in AlabamaGP0235OCompleted★★★★View AllGP029J0Recreational Fishing Before Oil Spill in the Gulf of MexicoRecreational fishermen cast into the Gulf of Mexico on Dauphin Island as oil drilling rigs loom in the background. Oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster had yet to contaminate near shore areas.Locations:Alabama-Gulf of Mexico-North America-United States of AmericaDate:4 May, 2010Credit:© United States NavyMaximum size:2832px X 4256pxKeywords:British Petroleum (BP)-Day-Deepwater Horizon-Fishers-Fishing (activity)-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Oceans (campaign title)-Oceans (topography)-Oil (Industry)-Oil drilling-Oil rigs-Oil spills-Outdoors-Pole and line fishing-Small group of people-Summer-Sunny-Toxics (campaign title)-Wharfs (Docks)Shoot:Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig DisasterScenes from the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. The BP leased, Transocean mobile offshore drilling platform was engulfed in flames after an explosion April 20 and sank in 5,000 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico. Eleven workers died. Oil gushed from the deepwater wellhead into the Gulf of Mexico for more than 100 days until a relief well was drilled and the leaking well clogged with mud.