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A Day on the Water with an Eastern Shore Waterman

Kevin Diaz
Phillip Jarusek, aka Buck, is a third generation Eastern Shore Waterman operating out of Frenchtown on Tangier Sound

Kevin Diaz spends a day on the water with a 3rd generation crabber and the owner of Buck's Seafood, a backyard crab house near Tangier Sound on the Chesapeake Bay.

They discuss the perils of the waterman trade and the uncertain future for the industry and the profession.

Bryan brings over 20 years of broadcasting and journalism experience to Delmarva Public Media after doing multi-award-winning work for WAMU/WRAU-FM as the host of “Coastal Connection” and as its coastal reporter. He’s contributed to national entities like the BBC, NPR, and the Associated Press, and worked the local newsbeat at the Maryland Coast Dispatch in Ocean City.