Ozzy Hoffman, Seth Borne, and Shawn Cheramie of Gulf Meadows, LA show off several fish that they had caught earlier in the day. The Deepwater Horizon spill has led to closures of several of the area's most productive fisheries. ..Photographs from Grand Isle and surrounding areas impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. The spill is estimated to be gushing 35,000 to 60,000 barells of oil into the ocean per day. Difficulties installing monitoring devices at the source have made this number difficult to clearly ascertain. The spill is among the world's worst.