Several scenes were filmed on Lucy Creek - Beaufort SC. "All of the shrimp from Forrest's hurricane shrimping trip were bought from Gay Seafood Company on St. Helena Island. Bob and Hilda Gay Upton's shrimp boat 'Miss Hilda' can be seen tied up at the dock in the film while Forrest is naming his boat 'Jenny'. Bubba mentions shrimp burgers when listing all the ways to cook shrimp. Shrimp burgers from Bob and Hilda's Shrimp Shack were a favorite of Tom Hanks and the crew during filming."