Saturday, January 19, 2013

The Last Watermen

An old way of life on the Chesapeake.
Chesapeake Bay watermen are iconic figures who grapple with the natural and man made challenges of making a living from the Bay at all seasons of the year. Larry Simns believes watermen don’t give up because they are basically optimists. “We wouldn’t venture out every morning in the cold if we didn’t think the day was going to be profitable—or at least special,” he said. As long as fish continue to breed and live, Simns concludes, “Most watermen will not give up on the species or on their way of life.” (Read entire article.)

1 comment:

julygirl said...

Unless the pollution of the Chesapeake Bay ceases nothing will live or breath in there.